[clug] Can anyone suggest some place/shop to buy a laptop?

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Wed Nov 7 21:38:26 GMT 2007

Shi wrote: 

> Sorry if this is far away from the topic of this list. My old 
> laptop was broken due to the heavy rain last Sat (heaps of 
> water came in). I am planning to buy a new one in Canberra. 
> But I don't know which shop is good (etc. price, choices).

I and some of my workmates got HP Pavilions from Domayne in Fyshwick.
The guy we dealt with was James Hill - he was very obliging and ready to
do good deals to get a sale. It might be worth checking out what they've

For what it's worth, a lesson I learnt was to ask them to fire up the
actual laptop they're going to give you before you buy it. I ended up
with a live pixel, and apparently you need to have at least three before
they'll replace it. It's only a minor annoyance, but I would have
refused it if I'd had the sense to test it before I took it home.


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