Dead pc

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  1. Amanda

    Amanda Mum of 3

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    :hissy: My pc died last night.:cry: :cry: :cry:

    It made crackling and popping noises, then started smoking, and now won't even turn on.:cry: :cry: :cry:
    :hissy: :hissy: :hissy:

    So.......


    I get to go shopping for a new one! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

    Thing is - I don't need all the crap that comes with them. I've already got a 21" TFT monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse, wireless router and multi-function printer/scanner. All I need is the pc with the Windows software (Vista preferably).

    Where can I get one from? Any ideas?
     
  2. ablaze

    ablaze lucky mum of one of each!

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    dell? do they not sell seperately? i think pc world wud 2 :D
     
  3. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    Hmm I think pretty much everywhere would be giving deals with this n that.
    Your best bet might be to go to a smaller company shop and get a custom built one.

    or get all the extras anyways and sell them on
     
  4. Amanda

    Amanda Mum of 3

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    I thought Dell too Yvanne, but the only options I can see is to upgrade to a bigger and better screen, not actually remove it! Same with PC World.

    AG - hubbie has actually suggested that too, so we may have to. Bloody pain though.:hissy:
     
  5. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    If you or OH know all the technical stuff, i know a good site where you can build a PC
     
  6. StirCrazy

    StirCrazy BnB Co-Founder ~ Retired

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    I find ebuyer to be one of the best for computers (pricewise) :mrgreen:
     
  7. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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  8. StirCrazy

    StirCrazy BnB Co-Founder ~ Retired

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    I've had problems with them... bought 3 Laptops from them a few weeks ago; they took the money, kept it for a week and the refunded me with no explaination... I had to phone them to find out why (outta stock)!
    Also worth noting that they used to be called savastore which went bust before re-opening as saverstore (not that it means much but when you're buying something expensive you want a reliable service).
     
  9. Amanda

    Amanda Mum of 3

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    I'm an I.T. Field Support Analyst.:blush:
     
  10. Imi

    Imi .

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    Lmfao ....

    not that clued up then lol

    xxx
     
  11. Amanda

    Amanda Mum of 3

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    You know what they say - you live with a plumber and you never get your own plumbing done.

    Well, my pc is currently in bits on the table, and DH is a greenkeeper and the lawn's 6 inches long!!!! :rofl:
     
  12. Imi

    Imi .

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    Lmfao!

    xxx
     
  13. StirCrazy

    StirCrazy BnB Co-Founder ~ Retired

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    But you're not from India, are you? :rofl:
     
  14. Amanda

    Amanda Mum of 3

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    Ha bloody ha!:rofl:

    I'm not a Helpdesk Analyst (although I used to be!), I actually go out and fix the pc's myself!:finger:
     
  15. Imi

    Imi .

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  16. Iwantone!!!

    Iwantone!!! Well-Known Member

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    y dont u claim on ur home insurance???
     
  17. Wobbles

    Wobbles BnB Co-Founder ~ Retired

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    eBuyer good rep

    Smaller companies custom built - personally I got ripped off :D

    Lots of places sell seperate too like PC world etc
     
  18. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    I googled the link as i could only remember the Aries part of the site. When i found it i did think about savastore and remembering it as being called that. I just thought i was being silly lol.
     
  19. gaby

    gaby Married, but not ttc

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    haha, i remember when my first pc exploded. not a nice smell.

    anyhoo, with dell you can just get the base unit without monitor, speakers etc. still comes with a keyboard and mouse, but they are the kinda thing that can get broken easily.

    https://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?b=&c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&kc=D4XESS01&l=en&oc=D07C15&rbc=D07C15&s=dhs&~ck=expbuy3


    it has an athlon processor, but i got one for the first time with my new pc and i havent noticed any difference.

    I'm a bit peeved to see dell have added XP back as an option -_- None of my games really work properly on vista. oh well.


    happy pc hunting ^_^
     

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