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Compaq's are very reliable.

Advantages: Good Solid reliable computer
Disadvantages: Fiddly to upgrade the memory or hard drive.

...I run a charity that gives computers to disabled peole. Mostly, I have had Compaq computers donated to me for this project and I can honestly say that they are about 99% reliable. Of the over 300+ computers donated so far,270+ have been Deskpro EN seri ...

Snowman99 29.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Compaq Deskpro EN Space Saver (470016-796)

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Compaq EN Series

Advantages: Support, ease of maintenance, advanced diagnostics
Disadvantages: Can be slightly slower

These PCs may not be lightning fast but then they're not meant to be. Not to say they're slow just not as fast as the fastest available. Where they excel is support and ease of maintenance. I have had occasion to log fault calls with Dell, HP and Comp ...

huntingtower 12.08.2000 · Read full review
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Not very reliable

Advantages: Erm......
Disadvantages: Unreliable, unrelaible and unreliable.

...It seems to me that the Compaq range of computers is anything but reliable. Bearing in mind how prelavent they are in the work place however, it seems as though they are doing something right. Give them their due, their marketing department are wizards. A ...

theforce 03.08.2000 · Read full review

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Advice on buying from Compaq's UK Auction Site

Advantages: A brand new machine at a bargain price.
Disadvantages: May be cosmetically marked with rough packaging.

I had an old home built computer. 166 Pentium, I Meg Hard Disk 32Mb memory with just a CD-Rom running Windows 95 in an AT case. My son had an Elonex with a 366 Pentium 11, 6Meg Hard Disk 64Mb memory with a CD-Rom running Windows 98. It all started with ...

Freddo 25.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Compaq Presario 7477 (189518-034)

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SSSmm - mmmokinnn'

Advantages: Fast, Fast, FAST!!! (Oh yeah... and easy to set up and use, too.)
Disadvantages: Huh?!!? No stereo speakers?!?!

"Ho-lee smm–mmokes!! Willya juss lookit dat!!!... unbeliev... Hubba!! Hubba!!... AYAY-YESSSS... YEEEEE-HAHHH!!!... WAHHH-HOOEEE!!" And that, ladies and gentlemen, very precisely summarizes my thought and speech patterns for the first 30 minutes ...

SlimmyJimmy 24.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Compaq Presario 7477 (189518-034)

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