[SATLUG] Re: New to list - sites to buy from

KC kcoriginal at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 25 15:56:13 CDT 2008


FYI

I spent $hundreds$ at zipzoomfly.com back around Christmas time and I got everything in good, fast order. I shopped newegg.com to find the details of which products I wanted, but zipzoomfly.com had the lowest prices by another 10% in most cases.

FYI




--- On Mon, 7/21/08, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> From: Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Re: New to list
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Monday, July 21, 2008, 9:06 PM
> On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 21:55 -0700, Nancy Hopkins wrote:
> > Thank you, thank you! I am overwhelmed with all the
> help you guys have been
> > offering! Believe me, I appreciate it.
> > 
> > Todd W. Bucy: I actually talked to the unhelpful guy
> at the neighborhood
> > computer store about a wireless router and was able to
> price them. Not
> > tempted to purchase one from that store, but there is
> a Walmart nice and
> > close.
> 
> look around on the net for a good router. try newegg.com
> they ussually
> have the best deals and have great customer service.  Stay
> awayfrom
> tigerdirect.com the customer service is real bad and trying
> o get bad
> equipment replaced by them is often more trouble then its
> worth.  You
> might find something good at wollyworld but your sellection
> will be
> quite limited and you will not necessarily get the most for
> your money
> there.  I found a pretty good deal there but I consider
> myself lucky.
> >  
> > 
> > The more I think of it, the more I think I would
> prefer to go wireless with
> > this laptop. I think that would ultimately be easier
> and provide more
> > flexible use of the laptop.
> > 
> > Hmmm. Would I need to have a network card in my
> desktop to do this? Or is
> > there some way I could get away without the network
> card? Perhaps my desktop
> > has network capabilities already? Surely it does.
> 
> no you if your desktop is already hooked up to you cable
> modem you
> probably already have a network card installed.  You will
> just need to
> hook up your desktop to the router and the router up to
> your cable
> modem.
> > 
> > LOL, learning can be fun! Shoot the person who sent me
> this computer is the
> > same one who convinced me that I could learn HTML to
> create a website. I
> > have been having fun with that once I got over the
> initial "I have no idea
> > what this is about" stage. She also told me that
> Linux users were very
> > helpful and I would be fine with this computer. She
> was right about that,
> > too, :-).
> > 
> > Lou: The model number for my Vaio is PCG 993L. Again,
> excellent information,
> > thanks.
> > 
> > Bruce Dubbs: Thank you for your voice and help.
> > 
> > John Kirby: Thank you also for your $0.02 worth.
> Believe me each of you have
> > helped me!
> > 
> > I am getting ready for a short trip, so will have to
> postpone my search for
> > a router or wireless box thingy. I think I have enough
> information to sound
> > at least mildly intelligent when I go to the store now
> thanks to you all.
> > 
> have a great trip
> Todd
> 
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