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She is 11 today.

His requirements in order of importance:

#1 Cheap ($4-500 budget)

#2 MS Word for schoolwork

#3 Wireless internet


I can't seem to find anything in that price range that includes ms word or office, maybe someone else can?

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Includes notebook & printer

14" WXGA BrightView widescreen

Mobile AMD Sempron Processor 3000+

• 512MB memory

• 60GB hard drive

• Burn & play DVDs & CDs

• Integrated 802.11g wireless LAN networkability

Model V2615US


Office Depot Price

829.98 Reg. Price - 30.00 Instant Savings = 799.98 In Store Price - 70.00 Mfr Printer Mail-In Savings - 30.00 Mfr Mail-in Savings - 200.00 OD Mail-in Savings = 499.98 After Instant & Mail-In Savings


you can configure on hpshopping.com and after rebate + shipping its $518.






Toshiba Satellite Notebook with Intel® Celeron® M Processor 390

699-200 Instant Rebate = $499 @ Best Buy


15.4" WXGA TFT-LCD widescreen display with TruBrite technology and 1280 x 800 resolution


60GB SATA hard drive (5400 rpm)


ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M graphics supports up to 64MB dynamically allocated shared video memory; SRS TruSurround XT and SRS WOW sound enhancement



4 high-speed USB 2.0 ports for fast digital video, audio and data transfer


Built-in Atheros high-speed wireless LAN (802.11b/g); 10/100Base-TX Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector; V.92 high-speed modem


Microsoft Office OneNote 2003



Sempron vs celeron... neither has word but I dont think you'll be able to find it included in the budget.


Microsoft works for 12.95 + shipping @ Newegg.




Good Luck :cool:

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IT can be done!







Celeron M 1.5GHz, 14.1in WXGA, free 1GB DDR2, 40GB, DVD/CDRW, 802.11b/g, XP Home, 1-year warranty, Free Netgear WGR614 Cable/DSL Wireless Router = $449 + Microsoft Office ($79) = $528

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Dell Home has Inspiron B130 for $449 $19 shipping and get a free Netgear wireless router!




  • Intel® Pentium® M Processor 745 (1.80GHz/2MB Cache/400MHz FSB)
  • Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition
  • 14.1in WXGA Display
  • FREE! 1GB DDR2 SDRAM 2 Dimm
  • Integrated Intel® Media Accelerator 900 Graphics
  • 40GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
  • Internal 56K Modem and Integrated Network Card
  • 24X CD Burner/DVD Combo Drive
  • FREE! Intel® PRO 2915 Internal Wireless (802.11 a/b/g, 54Mbps)
  • 4-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery (29 WHr)
  • 1Yr Ltd Warranty, 1Yr Mail-In Service, and 1Yr HW Warranty Support
  • Dell Home Customers: FREE Netgear WGR614 Cable/DSL Wireless Router!
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