I have a laptop with windows xp home edition. I have decided to use it for the family as a CD player and download a few films/music on it. I now need a new desktop PC for my personal use and to connect to the laptop. My question is do I need to buy an entertainment PC. There are so many PC's available with different bits included I don't know what I need. I don't want to pay loads of money.
Well, I supose what I really want to know is, if I have a laptop and a desktop pc networked (please don't think I know what I'm talking about), then do the two machines work independantly of each other?
Or, will for instance, DVD's played on the laptop be of the same quality they are now. I was wondering if I got a more powerful desktop pc if the power would be transferred to the networked laptop, or would the laptop continue to be exactly the same as it is now.
[email protected] has summed it up nicely, both computers will be seperate, just will be able to share files. If you bought a more powerful desktop it will not improve the power/speed of the laptop at all. They will still remain seperate. The DVD quality on the laptop will remain exactly as it is now. No better and no worse. Its not a daft question if you know little about computers.
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