Brian, any refurbished computer I got, did not have
much get up and go and using your listed requirements, did not meet them, as
for making a request, it is not always that simple. You get what you
get. I personally like a # pad on my lap top, but, just got a wireless
external keyboard or USB connected one to pair or connect to a lap
While I have never owned a computer from Computers for
the Blind, a friend of mine who I served as tech support for purchased a
number of laptops over the years.
They are not "the latest and
greatest" and, at least up until very recently (if even now), they routinely
came with conventional HDDs not SSDs. But they were solid machines,
many business class laptops off of long term lease that were "too old" to
sell as refurbished to the broad general market, but with more than enough
get up and go to handle routine web browsing, emailing, and office-suite
Some did not, however, come with full-sized "desktop
layout" keyboards, but I think that's likely different now, too, as it's a
small minority of laptops that don't have a number pad on them.
sure that the features you want are something you request specifically,
e.g., having a number pad (or not having a number pad, as the case may
Brian - Windows
10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043
It is better to be hated for what
you are than to be loved for what you are not.
~ André Gide