hp dv6330ea

  v1asco 22:33 01 Sep 07
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any known problems with this machine. A search has turned up nothing.
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My son wants a laptop for around £500 mark and he has looked at the sony vgn n38 and a few toshibas, but favours the HP.

I do know they are no longer being produced, but I think the specs are ok and the it has passed the touchy feely test.

Many thanks

Taffy

  Zopah 11:29 02 Sep 07

Theres an issue with several series of HP laptops that has been kept quiet for a while now, and thats an issue with the built in wireless card, usually in dv6000, dv9000 and dv2000 laptops.
The wireless card can intermittently not work, due to whatever hardware/software incompatibilites are going on. I myself have a dv2116wm that is sitting in a HP repair shop somewhere due to the problem
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However, HP hate to admit that it is a reoccuring problem, so if it does happen, you have to push for a repair.

On the other hand, it may just be some models.

  v1asco 16:11 02 Sep 07

Thanks Zopah.

We have just got the 6529, which is marked as a new model on the HP site.Hopefully they would have fixed any problems by now.

It was £440 + a free printer from staples. Seems good.

Which ever way, my Son is happy and therefore I am.

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