Originally Posted by TexasNative
My family is pitching in to get a nephew a laptop for high school graduation....something basic he can use to start college. We're looking to spend about $600-$700 max. I don't know much about laptops, but I do know we want one with Windows XP and not Vista.
Anyone care to point me in the right direction?
FWIW, You should wait to buy the laptop until the week before he goes to college. If you buy it now, for graduation, you are really buying him a three month old laptop for college. We give this advice to parents to at UT.