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bscepter
03-05-2003, 11:40 AM
I just ordered an HP Pavilion ZT1135 (Celeron 1.2 GHz,256 MB RAM, 20-Gig HD, 14.1 XGA/TFT, CD-RW/DVD, WindowsXP Home). It looks a lot like a Compaq. Does Compaq make the same model, but under a different name (i.e. like Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable)?

I seem to remember HP and Compaq trying to merge a while back, but it stalled. What's the deal?

bscepter
03-05-2003, 02:11 PM
:D

Budfred
03-05-2003, 07:26 PM
HP and Compaq ARE merged and supposedly maintaining separate lines for the present, but it wouldn't be surprizing if they were putting out the same product under both labels.