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Considering a Dedicated Windows Laptop for Ham Radio...

Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by W3TPL, Sep 18, 2017.

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  1. G3YRO

    G3YRO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Not my girlfriend's Toshiba laptop !

    That took about 20 screws . . .

    Roger G3YRO
  2. KD0KZE

    KD0KZE Ham Member QRZ Page

    Try running Firefox with the NoScript and Adblock Plus plugins, and set them fairly restrictive. It will not only clean up your browsing experience visually, but it will speed things up also. You won't be using CPU cycles to process miles of Javascript or loading distracting images.

    73, KD0KZE / Paul
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  3. K2CQW

    K2CQW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Lucky fellow
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  4. KC9WUV

    KC9WUV XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    I have a mid 2009 13 in. MBP , a few years ago i put a battery and a sad in it . It still boots up till online is 45 or less . sec as it did the day it came out of the box in 2009. Run it and don't be afraid to spend a little on it . Way better than the new ones. I use owc as they tell what you can and can't do .

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