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http://rochester.craigslist.org/sys/796889618.html

If you can convince him/her to ship it, that'd be quite a nice laptop for the money!

Selling my laptop because I got a new one. It is a GREAT computer (hey, it's a Sony product!), MODEL: VGN-AR290G. Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2GB of RAM, 200GB HDD. It also has an NVidia 7600GT Graphics card (256MB Dedicated memory). It has Windows Vista Premium, a 17" screen, Webcam, blu ray Burner, Wifi (both wireless G and wireless N compatible), HDMI out (looks great on my HDTV). It is in MINT condition, no scratches or cosmetic blemishes, and no problems.
You can have it for $400.
Brand new that laptop is $2,499. (Out of stock though)
 

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I live outside the city. I could check it out sometime.
 

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Yeah, I'm from Binghamton NY. I used to no people in Rochester, but most people I know have moved out of that area.
 
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Yeah, I'm from Binghamton NY. I used to no people in Rochester, but most people I know have moved out of that area.
I didn't know you were from here(I should read that stuff more often). Yeah it could be a scam. Rochester sucks...
 

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Moved from NY about 6 years ago.
 
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Don't blame you, man. You've avoided quite a few retarded political events.
 
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New laptops with similar specs cost about the same. I paid $350 for a laptop with the same specs, but a better graphics card at best buy about 3-4 months ago. It was a Sony Vaio that I got on clearance (still brand new).

EDIT: Didn't notice blu-ray burner! My bad! Mine is just a DVD Burner and has a 15.4" Widescreen not 17". Definitely a good deal if its legit!
 
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New laptops with similar specs cost about the same. I paid $350 for a laptop with the same specs, but a better graphics card at best buy about 3-4 months ago. It was a Sony Vaio that I got on clearance (still brand new)
Blu-ray burner and all?
 
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Many reasons why you wouldn't want a sony laptop:

1: Blue-ray output to tv through hdmi in unsupported, no tv playback
2: Service pack 1 for vista doesn't work
3: None of the function keys will work under windows XP.
4: The updates from sony are almost 3 pages long
5: I'm sure there are a few other reasons as wll

Though if ya wanna blow your wad on a sony laptop still go for it
 
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Thats a very nice lappy for the price if its legit.
 
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Many reasons why you wouldn't want a sony laptop:

1: Blue-ray output to tv through hdmi in unsupported, no tv playback
2: Service pack 1 for vista doesn't work
3: None of the function keys will work under windows XP.
4: The updates from sony are almost 3 pages long
5: I'm sure there are a few other reasons as wll

Though if ya wanna blow your wad on a sony laptop still go for it
I use vista, don't use the function keys, and own a ps3. I'd be ok. XD
 
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looks fine to me would be ideal backup system.
 
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People are selling windows XP (apparently unused) for $50, some $75. Should I go for them?

Edit: Sorry, that was kinda off-topic and spam-ish.
 
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o how i hate rochester...
 
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If there legit id say yeah go for it what version of xp are they?
 
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intresting price, fuel costs to pick it up from where I live would probably be less than shipping lol

I found an alienware a while back with the sli tech for 500, almost went for it
 
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Looks like the picture is taken inside of a stores laptop demo area. Weird
 
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People are selling windows XP (apparently unused) for $50, some $75. Should I go for them?

Edit: Sorry, that was kinda off-topic and spam-ish.
Remember this is your thread, so I doubt any mod will yell at you for going off topic, and I probably wouldn't pay more than $50 for new XP considering I have seen copies of Vista for $75.
 
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If there legit id say yeah go for it what version of xp are they?
I think they're home edition. I'm probably not going to get them while I have such a small (60gb IDE) HDD.

Remember this is your thread, so I doubt any mod will yell at you for going off topic, and I probably wouldn't pay more than $50 for new XP considering I have seen copies of Vista for $75.
I just feel a little uncomfortable writing "Really cool laptop" and lead into a bunch of random questions. =P
 
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Many reasons why you wouldn't want a sony laptop:

1: Blue-ray output to tv through hdmi in unsupported, no tv playback
2: Service pack 1 for vista doesn't work
3: None of the function keys will work under windows XP.
4: The updates from sony are almost 3 pages long
5: I'm sure there are a few other reasons as wll

Though if ya wanna blow your wad on a sony laptop still go for it
I don't have any of those problems on my Vaio laptop.