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ThinkPad 1171-7WU

Going mobile? This notebook might be for you.

By Gisela M. Pedroza

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It's a wonder anyone buys a desktop these days. With a700MHz Intel Celeron processor, 64MB RAM and a 10GB hard drive,IBM's ThinkPad 1171-7WU is designed for the mobile professionalwho doesn't want to leave anything behind. Weighing only 5.9pounds, it features a full-sized keyboard, a 13.3 TFT XGA display,an integrated 802.11b wireless LAN antenna and a 56Kbps modem. A PCcard slot allows you to use one Type I, II or III card. Connectionto peripherals comes via one parallel, two USB and two PS/2 slots.Microsoft Windows Me, Lotus SmartSuite, Norton AntiVirus andMusicMatch Jukebox software come bundled.

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