Re: Laptop purchasing advice
Ed Marquette <marquette.ed@...>
Agree that Lenovo should be thrown into the mix. Have hadtoggle quoted message Show quoted text
problems with HP, but anyone can get one lemon.
The keyboard configuration is the most important component.
It is ideal if it can be configured so you have an active
capslock, insert, and applications key. Two Windows keys would be
If you don't end up with an applications key, check out the
function key configuration. Make sure you can easily locate the
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@...] On Behalf Of
Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2013 1:58 AM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: Re: Laptop purchasing advice
I would agree with Joseph, but I also would through Lenovo in as a
great laptop. But, stay away from Acer, which also makes Gateway.
I have had experience with both of these in my previous job, and
we always had trouble with both brands. Good luck in your search.
From: "Joseph Lee" <joseph.lee22590@...>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:16 PM
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Subject: RE: Laptop purchasing advice
most important thing is not just brands, but the components does
few issues. But since support for windows xp is ending soon andI am
going back to school, I am looking to buy a Windows 7 laptop.But all
of the resources I have read on freedomscientific.com and othersites
are kind of vague about the system requirements needed for JAWS,
especially with regard to processor speed. I am not a techexpert, so
all of the jargon overwhelms me. Five years ago, I worked withDVR who
purchased my laptop through a vendor, but this time since I havesome
money from a temp job, I thought it would be fun to pick out myown
laptop. Little did I know how overwhelming this would be.happy
with it could give me specific recommendations on exactly whichbrands
(Dell, Lenovo HP etc) you have found to be the mostblind-friendly in
your opinion, and exactly what specifications you have found towork
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