08-14-2005, 01:36 AM
| | Re: Help with Gateway Router and Range Extender
To answer your question directly: No, local builders do not build notebook or
laptop computers. They are assembled almost exclusively in Pacific Rim
countries, regardless of brand... Ben Myers
On Sat, 13 Aug 2005 15:40:01 -0700, "pjbphd" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Problem is I need a laptop. To my knowledge, local builders don't go there.
>Am I incorrect on that?
>"Ed" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> On Sat, 13 Aug 2005 13:33:23 -0700, "pjbphd" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>I also strongly advise everyone to
>>>AVOID GATEWAY PRODUCTS.
>> Gateway doesn't have any products. They only pay to have their name
>> stamped on ****** junk made and assembled in Taiwan and China. The
>> only thing Gateway has directly is a marketing department who's job it
>> is to make people think that this trash with the Gateway name printing
>> on the box is an American product and a sales department to sell this
>>>and their support sux.
>> Gateway doesn't do support for the Taiwanese built trash with their
>> name stamped on the box. If you are lucky, you might get Abdul from
>> bumf*ck India to read you a prepared script off a computer screen but
>> support is all but nonexistent.
>> Support your local White Box builder. Find a reputable White Box
>> builder and keep your money and business in your own community. Your
>> support will also come from the same person that actually built your
>> system and who's reputation (that they actually care about) rides on
>> your satisfaction and return business.