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Hi there everybody! I am currently looking for a laptop that can be used for everyday stuff such as browsing the web and viewing pdfs. But will not have any stuttering or slow downs.

Things I would like to have with it:

1. Windows 7 (do not like Windows 8 but all laptops I've seen on sale have 8?)
2. The old one I have is very slow and freezes a lot. I want something that doesn't.
3. Decent sized screen maybe 15"?
     
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Uuh that can be literally any laptop(not really).... your question is a bit too general

budget,weight,brand preference if any,hdd size would help....
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For windows 7 you'll either have to go to a local builder who still uses it, order the computer online or just buy a copy of W7 and do it yourself.
Freezing is an issue beyond "the laptop" as a whole. Either a piece of hardware or software. 5400rpm HDDs are slow, you need an SSD.
I have an older single core Compaq (HP) with an SSD that boots up faster than any computer with a mechanical hard drive I've ever seen.

If you don't plan on gaming on it and assuming your current laptop has a Windows 7 COA. Throw a $100 (120gb) SSD in it with a CLEAN install of Windows.
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