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Laptop advice for carelink

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by sjm1308, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. sjm1308

    sjm1308 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have to set up carelink with my pump and need to purchase a laptop for this. It must have windows 7 or above as far as I am aware.

    Having absolutely no clue about this could anyone advise me on a simple laptop I'd be able to use for this purpose.

    Tia :)
     
  2. sjm1308

    sjm1308 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I did get a lend of my friends laptop which has windows 8.1 but when I try to access carelink it says this.. 1576423776622.jpeg
     
  3. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    It looks to me like the laptop screen isn't up to their requirements.

    Does the system allow you to carry on and try anyway, or does it just abort?

    Why not give them a call on their number at the bottom of the screen. They might be able to guide you somewhat.
     
  4. sjm1308

    sjm1308 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I just went to my neighbor's and tried their PC and saying same. I will give them a ring. Hopefully I can sort it here without having to buy one thank you!
     
  5. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    All support for Win 7 will end by Microsoft next year 2020, Win 8x will not be far behind it. So you are left with Win 10 and it's bloated upgrades every six months.

    You can buy a Win 10 lap top for less than $300.00 at major stores here in Australia, so look around where ever you live for a bargain price one.
     
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    Windows 8 is the worst Windows possible.
     
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