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#1 petstylist


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Posted 07 June 2011 - 08:11 PM

Here's the deal. I have small business and use appointment setting software. It's a pretty big program. I installed in on an OLD (maybe 6 years old)emachine desktop.... OMG!!!!!!! This thing is so slow and freezes up on me and I can't run two programs at once. It's driving my nuts! Do I waste my time and money adding RAM or do I just get a new computer. OK...if I go with a new computer, here is the delima... I'm on a very limited budget and this is what I need in a computer..
Internet Browsing
Large Software Program
Printer Software
Photoshop Program
Microsoft Works Program
and I would like to play happy aquarium and farmville on occasion

Desk top or laptop, does not matter. What do I need?

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 08 June 2011 - 12:37 AM

It is your choice if you want a desktop or laptop. You would get a laptop if you have less space for a desktop. Also what is your budget?

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#3 ReviverSoft


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Posted 08 June 2011 - 01:23 AM

If you're a person who is on-the-go, for the most part, it makes sense to invest in a good laptop.

Most entry-mid level laptops with a Quadcore processor and 4GB of RAM should be able to handle your requirements. With laptops, display (screen) size is also important, so be sure to check out some laptops at a store near you.

Once you have some general specifications (system requirements) in mind, post back and we'll help you out!

Edit: As suggested above, please do specify your budget.

Edited by ReviverSoft, 08 June 2011 - 01:23 AM.

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 01:22 PM

You need...to be more definitive about how much you want to spend.

The tasks you do are pretty mundane...Photoshop is not a freebie program, you need to shop for what you want...ditto for MS Works, although I don't know why anyone wants to pay for that when there free office suites available (Open Office, LibreOffice, etc.).


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