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I am looking for a new Laptop that will work with the verizon card that I already have. The card is a PC5740, the laptop that I have is a Dell Latitude. Can you give me some advice please?

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Dear Amy -

I looked up the Verizon Wireless card, and found that its a normal PCMCIA(PC Card) type adapter. This is a good thing; it means that you can purchase just about ANY laptop that has a standard PC Card slot(NOT Mini PC Card), and it should be compatible (You might, however, find compatibility issues with a Macintosh system.)

Keep in mind you will need to install the drivers for the card on any new system, and a new laptop is likely to come preloaded with Wondows Vista, so you will need a Vista compatible driver.

You can download any necessary drivers here:
http://www4.sprint.com/pcsbusiness/support/downloads/index.jsp?internalId=downloads

I hope this helps you!
-thinstatic

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