minumum requirements for broadband?

  woowoowoo 16:14 19 Oct 2005


My son has gone off at uni and is looking to find a cheap laptop to use. Can anyone advise me as to what would be the minimum requirements he would need to use on the Uni broadband network?

  woodchip 16:16 19 Oct 2005

Just about any, exept the very old

  woodchip 16:17 19 Oct 2005

Provided it's got a slot for Wi-Fi card

  woowoowoo 16:23 19 Oct 2005

Thanks for the advice.
My machine from 1998 wouldn't work - think it was a pentium 2

  ventanas 16:48 19 Oct 2005

Reasonable spec, and very reasonable price. And its a Dell. In fact I bought one today click here

  sammael 17:29 19 Oct 2005

Depends on the ISP they use, NTL based ISP's such as Freedom, Virgin and Tesco's offer support for Win98SE and onwards - I would have thought BT based ISP's would also.

  PaulB2005 17:42 19 Oct 2005

Assuming this is a wired and not wireless network then any laptop with a Network port.

Ignore anything about ISPs as it's an internal Uni network they'll be using.

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