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Re: laptop ideas (kinda long post, sorry)



I concur with earlier responses suggesting that XY should work on any laptop, irrespective of 
speed.  As regards operating system, I personally use Windows 2000 all the time with XY full 
screeen and experience no problems.  The one thing you do need to be aware of, however, is that 
with most laptops DOS does not fill the screen.  This is a limitation of LCD screens which can be 
overcome (my desktop LCD runs DOS full screen without a problem) but which most laptop 
manufacturers don't bother to fix.  It is easy to find out how a machine runs DOS by finding a DOS 
prompt and then executing it in full screen.  (If you can't find a Start menu entry Run CMD.EXE.)  
Some laptops do offer an expansion facility which makes the DOS screen larger, though it may still 
not fill the LCD display area.

Hope that helps.

Paul Breeze

On Wed, 10 Mar 2004 20:11:51 -0800 (PST), Mark Garvey wrote:
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