Can a laptop be used as a desktop?

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"George" <gh424NO824SPAM@cox.net> wrote in message
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> And the mouse "pads" just seem awful. Maybe I don't know how they
> are supposed to work, but I've watched others using them, and it
> seems to take forever to actually get the pointer to the right
> place. Very awkward. But I haven't seen the IBMs. Maybe they are
> better.

The touchpad mice aren't bad; the problem is people leave the stock
settings. I have my pointer speed set almost at the fastest. This way,
dragging my finger from one corner to the next drags the pointer from one
corner of the screen to the opposite diagonal corner. When I laptops
belonging to people who don't adjust the settings, it's just impossible.
Richard
 
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