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Ahead of Microsoft Inspire, company shares how it is tuning partner investments for the cloud era, including updates to Teams, Dynamics 365, Azure

REDMOND, Wash. — July 11, 2019 — On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. announced new investments in technologies and programs designed to support its partner ecosystem. The investments are aimed at helping optimize Microsoft’s partner engagement for the cloud era.

“Customers and partners alike continue to move to the cloud and accelerate their digital transformation, leading us to new and different levels of partnership,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner group. “Our portfolio of programs, offers and resources for companies partnering with Microsoft is transforming to help them capitalize on this opportunity.”

The following are some highlights of the news announced today, with more details available here.

Investments in products and programs

  • Microsoft Teams extensions and adoption. Just two years after its launch, Teams now has 13 million daily active users and 19 million weekly active users. The company also announced new features in Microsoft Teams for every worker —including new ways to support healthcare organizations and firstline workers. Additional new partner integrations include support for contact centers, compliance recording and cloud solution providers.
  • Dynamics 365 updates. The company announced significant updates to the Dynamics 365 Nonprofit Accelerator and two new integrations for Dynamics 365 that address the automotive and financial services industries. In addition, the Business Applications ISV Connect program is generally available, with new development tools and guidance, marketplace resources, joint field engagement processes and go-to-market support.
  • Introducing Azure Lighthouse. Azure Lighthouse gives partners a single control plane to view and manage Azure at scale across all their customers. This provides a better managed Azure experience with higher automation and efficiency, resulting in greater visibility and security for customers. This marks the first time Microsoft has architected a solution at this scale, with partners and for partners.
  • Azure Migration Program. The new Azure Migration Program (AMP) helps customers accelerate their migration to Azure. AMP offers proactive advice and tools to help mitigate risks and address common issues associated with moving workloads to the cloud.

Broadening partner opportunity

Since the inception of Microsoft’s co-sell program 24 months ago, the program has seen $9.5 billion in annual contracted partner revenue. The investments announced this week are designed to build on that opportunity:

  • General availability of the Microsoft Security competency. This new competency allows partners to market their expertise and provides access to a range of benefits designed to enable business growth and profitability.
  • Five advanced specializations. These include Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure, Linux and Open Source Databases Migration to Microsoft Azure, Data Warehouse Migration to Microsoft Azure, Modernization of Web Applications in Microsoft Azure, and Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure.
  • New advancements in marketplace. Additional pricing models, a rewards program and a new route to market are rolling out in July for companies that publish transactable offers in Microsoft’s expanded commercial marketplace. The pricing models include monthly and annual SaaS billing, flexible, custom-metered billing options, standard contracts, and free SaaS trials that convert to paid engagements.

About Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire provides Microsoft’s partner community with access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning opportunities covering sales, marketing, services, and technology, Microsoft Inspire is an ideal setting for partners to garner valuable knowledge from their peers and from Microsoft. More information can be found at https://partner.microsoft.com/en-us/inspire.

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Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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For Sale – HP 13″ Envy 360 Laptop

Discussion in ‘Laptop, Notebook & Macbook Classifieds‘ started by curfish, Jul 1, 2019.

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    The remarkable versatility of the 33.8 cm (13.3″) ENVY x360 PC gives you the freedom to go anywhere life takes you. With the powerful AMD processor and long battery life, it delivers ample power in a slim and sleek design that’s easily portable. Enhanced privacy frees you up to do more on-the-go.

    • Windows 10 Home 64
    • AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700U (2 GHz base frequency, up to 3.8 GHz burst frequency, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)
    • 33.8 cm (13.3″) diagonal Full-HD (1920 x 1080) IPS micro-edge touchscreen display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™
    • 8 GB memory; 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
    • AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 10 Graphics; Windows Hello webcam; Backlit keyboard; HP Fast Charge; B&O Audio

    Only used for a couple of hours, unwanted competition prize has not been registered so should still be able to get the 1 year manufacturers warranty.

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    Price and currency: £650
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    Yeah same make and model!

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    lol, thought so. As you can see from the thread i just purchased it. Arrived today at my sisters house and i am picking it up. If i like it then will go for yours aswell as another laptop i was going for fell through so this might be ideal having two identical laptops if both are good!

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    not for me, for the family. Out of curiosity – any reason you dont want it?

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    It’s a cracking device, but I already have a good work laptop and would prefer and new samsung tablet.

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    Ile be picking up my laptop in the next couple of days and as i said before i i like i will take this. Ile get straight to the point – I paid £625 including postage (you can see from the other thread) for the other laptop, exactly same as yours with warranty etc.

    Id be looking to purchase for the same price if i was to go for yours. Is that any good?

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    Ok mate, well let me know.

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    Hi, what would be your lowest price collected? Im only 10 miles from Rugby and would be interested at the right price.

    Many Thanks

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    Hi Mate

    I work on the brackmills estate in Northampton so am over your way daily.

    So could honour the price the other went for £625 hand delivered?

    Cheers

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    Hi, thank you for the reply. I actually live in Daventry so if you wanted to deliver to here i would pay the £625, alternatively i could collect from Rugby and would offer £600.

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    I accept the £625 delivered and will send a PM

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    Keep me updated if this falls through

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    Still interested Muz?

    Current buyer has gone silent.

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    Yes potentially. Before i step up my interest please confirm with buyer what is going on? Shall we give him until Sunday to respond? If not then its back on the market I dont want to crash anyones deal

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    Hi Mate

    Hes not been online and not made any attempt to contact.

    All yours if you want it?

    Let me know

    Cheers

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    We need some updates here

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    Original buyer is back in contact.

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    No, original buyer has given permission to move to the next person in the list,

    You still interested?

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    great – i got the hp yesterday and love it. ile take yours. will pm you

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    to confirm i have paid the deposit for this and will be collecting by Thursday

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    paid and delivered. Thanks again mate

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With new cloud technologies, Lexmark evolves printers into smart IoT machines | Transform

Printers tend not to be top of mind in the digital age, until you need that critical document or can’t ship an order without an invoice. When employees have printing issues and calls to the help desk spike, a robust print environment suddenly feels vital.

Lexmark, a global printing and imaging solutions leader, understands the importance. Based in Lexington, Kentucky, the company is transforming its printers and services with artificial intelligence, cloud technologies and an IoT (Internet of Things) platform to simplify and improve printing for customers. But first, Lexmark had to transform itself.

The organization underwent a massive digital renovation last year, with an upgrade to Windows 10 and migration to Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. The move enabled Lexmark to reduce its IT expenses by 25 percent and the number of IT-related problems by 40 percent. It also affected the company’s entire 9,000-person workforce in 170 countries and all business operations, from sales to distribution to manufacturing.

“It was part of a strategy to enable our associates to be more collaborative and responsive, so we can deliver an excellent customer experience,” says Brad Clay, chief information and compliance officer at Lexmark. “We want to become a more agile organization and part of our vision statement is to develop customers for life.”

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Brad Clay, Lexmark chief information and compliance officer. (Photo by Mark Mahan, courtesy of Lexmark)

The new, streamlined technologies have helped Lexmark evolve its printers into smart,  IoT machines and deliver innovations like Cloud Print Infrastructure, a new subscription service for customers to pay for only what they print. So instead of buying and maintaining the physical infrastructure of printers and print servers, customers can now access a secure cloud print environment managed by Lexmark and powered by Azure. They can simplify IT complexity related to print.

“This is really moving print to that next level,” says Clay. “Our ability to leverage the Microsoft cloud allows us to deploy industry-leading offers at a price point that wasn’t possible before.”

Machine learning algorithms on Lexmark’s IoT platform can factor in a customer’s busy print times, such as the end of a quarter or start of a new year. They can predict maintenance before a printer needs repairs and calculate the right time to order more toner before a cartridge goes dry. Real-time data from connected printers will also feed into Lexmark’s Dynamics 365 connected field service solution, launching this year for intelligent, end-to-end customer service.

“It’s about making the digital thread – design, manufacturing, delivery, customer support – more complete and full-featured, and connecting the entire process for a customer,” says Clay. IoT data will also help Lexmark monitor the life cycle of its products to improve the design, manufacturing and deployment of new models.

A large part of Lexmark’s agility and productivity now stems from Microsoft Teams, a teamwork hub in Microsoft 365 that integrates chat, calls, video, meetings and file sharing. The app replaced a set of disconnected office tools that required Lexmark associates to constantly switch systems.

“We continuously ran into barriers and it became awkward,” says Sven Dellagnolo, Lexmark director of global sales enablement. “I would have to exit one environment and open another and presume the other person could do the same on their device. Then someone wasn’t on the right version, it would crash in their browser, or somebody’s login wasn’t working. Teams solved all of that.”

The app has strengthened collaboration for all groups at Lexmark but has been especially helpful for global teams like Dellagnolo’s that work across continents. Organized channels and archives help associates quickly catch up on workflows from different time zones. An embedded translation feature reduces language barriers between Lexmark teams in North America, Asia and Europe. With 50,000 meeting participants, 17,000 one-on-one calls and 4 million chat messages hosted in Teams each month, Lexmark has bolstered what Clay calls a “culture of empowerment.”

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Lexmark printer employee badge authentication.

“Tools like Teams help us become a faster learning organization and share what we learn to make us more productive,” he says.

For Lexmark, modern cloud technologies enhance the company’s long history of research and development, and deep understanding of customers, who range from small businesses to the largest global banks and retailers. The tools help deliver solutions that make life easier for Lexmark’s customers, from simplifying the IT of printers to enabling secure printouts with employee badge authentication.

“Purchasing Microsoft technology is beyond just operating efficiently for ourselves,” says Dellagnolo. “It really translates into how we solve our customers’ problems.”

Top photo: A Lexmark printer. All photos courtesy of Lexmark. 

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For Sale – Ryzen 2600 gaming pc 32gb Ram Rx 580 nitro+ blu ray 750w psu 120gb ssd + 2TB Coolmaster case

Hi guys
Selling my gaming pc as ive just have never used it really
its probably been powerered on no more than 24hrs the majority of the components that are installed are new and have original packaging
The cpu and Ram were just installed last week and have only been used for 1 hour for testing
i have a xbox one x and ps4 pro The pc just wont see the use it deserves

Cpu Ryzen 2600 six core 12 thead wraith spire cooler
Ram 32gb crucial ballistic sport LT 2400mhz tested at 3000mhz no problem without changing voltage
Motherboard Gigabyte GA AB350 gaming 3
GPU Sapphire Radeon RX580 Nitro+ special edition Best in Rx580 class
Pioneer Bluray/dvd/cd writer
PSU Corsair CXM 750w 80+ bronze
2 Drives Samsung SSD 120gb Toshiba 2Tb P300 3.5
Coolermaster Cm590 case white
Corsair AF120 blue led case fans twin pack
Windows 10 pro activated
Wifi dongle
Happy to answer any questions
Thanks for looking

Price and currency: 580
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How to Set Up Hyper-V VM Groups with PowerShell

The other day I was poking around the Hyper-V PowerShell module and I came across a few commands that I must have initially ignored. I had no idea this feature existed until I came across the cmdlets. I can’t find anything in the Hyper-V Manager console that exposes this feature as well so if you want to take advantage of it, PowerShell is the way to go. It turns out that you can organize your virtual machines into groups with these commands.

VM Group cmdlets in PowerShell

NOTE: You should take the time to read through full help and examples before using any of these commands.

Creating a VM Group

The commands for working with VM Groups support remote connections and credentials. The default is the local host and take note that you can only specify credentials for remote connections. Creating a new group is a pretty simple matter. All you need is a group name and type.  You can create a group that is a collection of virtual machines (VMCollectionType) or a group that is a collection of other groups (ManagementCollection). I’m going to create a group for virtual machines.

Creating a new VM group

I’ve created the group and can retrieve it with Get-VMGroup.

Retrieving a VM Group with PowerShell

You can only create one group at a time, but you can create the same group on multiple servers.

This command created the management group Master on both Hyper-V hosts.

Adding a Group Member

Adding members to a group requires a separate step but isn’t especially difficult. To add members to a VMCollectionType group, you need references to the virtual machine object.

The command won’t write anything to the pipeline unless you use -Passthru. You can take advantage of nested expressions and create a group with members all in one line.

With this one-line command, I created another group call Win and added a few virtual machines to the group.

Creating a VM Group and Members in a PowerShell one-liner

Since I have two groups, let me add them to the management group.

Adding VM Management Groups with PowerShell

And yes, you can put a virtual machine in more than one group.

Retrieving Groups and Group Members

Using Get-VMGroup is pretty straightforward. Although once you understand the object output you can customize it.

Enumerating VM Groups

Depending on the group type you will have a nested collection of objects. You can easily enumerate them using dotted object notation.

Listing VM Group virtual machines

You can do something similar with management groups.

Expanding VM management groups with PowerShell

Be aware that it is possible to have nested management groups which might make unrolling things to get to the underlying virtual machines a bit tricky. I would suggest restraint until you fully understand how VM groups work and how you intend to take advantage of them.

The output of the VMMembers property is the same virtual machine object you would get using Get-VM so you can pipe this to other commands.

Incorporating VM Groups into a PowerShell expression

Group membership can also be discovered from the virtual machine.

Listing groups from the virtual machine

You cannot manage group membership from the virtual machine itself.

To remove groups and members, the corresponding cmdlets should be self-evident and follow the same patterns I demonstrated for creating VM groups and adding members.

Potential Obstacles

When you assign a virtual machine to a group, the membership is linked to the virtual machine. This may pose a challenge down the road. I haven’t setup replication with a virtual machine that belongs to a group so I’m not sure what the effect if any, might be. But I do know that if you export a virtual machine that belongs to a group and import the virtual machine on a different Hyper-V host, you’ll encounter an error about the missing group. You can remove the group membership on import so it isn’t that much of a showstopper. Still, you might want to remove the virtual machine from any groups prior to exporting.

Doing More

The VM group cmdlets are very useful, but not useful enough. At least for me. I have a set of expectations for using these groups and the cmdlets as written don’t meet those expectations. Fortunately, I can write a few PowerShell functions to get the job done. Next time, I’ll share the tools I’m building around these commands.

In the meantime, I hope you’ll share how you think you’ll take advantage of this feature!

Want to boost your Hyper-V performance? Discover 6 Hardware Tweaks that will Skyrocket your Hyper-V Performance

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For Sale – 2 x Laptops

Lenovo B50 (70 80EU)
Intel i3-4030
4GB RAM
120 GB SSD
15.6 inch (1366 X 768)
HDMI, DVDRW, web cam, USB3, WIFI, SD Card, etc
Windows 10
Original power supply
Few light scratches but good condition for its age. Battery charge is around 90-120mins
£100

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Dell Latitude E6530
Intel i5 3230M
8GB RAM
256 GB SSD
15.6 inch (1920 X 1080)
Nvidia NVS dedicated and Intel intergrated graphics
HDMI, DVDRW, USB3, WIFI, SD Card, etc
Windows 10
Original power supply
Few light scratches but good condition for its age. Battery charge is around 2hrs.
£160

Price and currency: £
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: BT
Location: Manchester
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For Sale – Budget gaming PC and 24” Monitor

i am selling my gaming PC which i have used for nearly 3 years with great care. it still gives great performance with no issues.

specs –

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3
GPU: GeForce GTX 750ti
CPU: AMD FX 6300 6core
RAM: 8GB
Internal Storage: 240GB Kingston SSD
OS: Windows 10 Pro

Asking price £220

also have a HP Pavilion 24 inch full HD IPS monitor for sale at just £80.

collection is preferred but delivery by post can be also done if buyers arrange it (delivery cost has to be added by buyer).

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thanks

Price and currency: £80-£220
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‘Thank you for helping us make history’: Microsoft’s new London flagship store opens to the public

Microsoft’s new flagship store in London has opened its doors to the public for the first time, with people waiting hours to be among the first to set foot inside.

The first physical retail store for Microsoft in the UK, which is located on Oxford Circus and covers 22,000 square feet over three floors, was officially unveiled to the crowd at 11am.

Chris Capossela, Microsoft’s Chief Marketing Officer, Cindy Rose, UK Chief Executive, and Senior Store Manager John Carter welcomed the public by giving speeches in front of the doors on Regent Street.

Rose said the store was a “symbol of Microsoft’s enduring commitment to the UK”, which allows people to “experience the best the company has to offer”. “Thank you for helping us make history today,” she added.

People had started queuing along Regent Street from 7am to see Microsoft’s Surface devices, HoloLens, Xbox Gaming Lounge and sit in the McLaren Senna on the ground floor.

Store associates welcome customers to the store

One customer, Blair, had started queuing at 7:30am after travelling from Wiltshire by bus. “I’m a Microsoft fan but I especially love Xbox. I heard there would be a few games from [videogame event] E3 here,” he said. “I really want to have a go in the McLaren Senna.”

Denise, from Sutton, was interested in seeing the Surface devices. “I want to see the latest technology and products that Microsoft has in there. I might buy a new laptop today.”

Callum, from London, also wanted to sit in the McLaren Senna. “I play a lot of Forza, so I want to experience the car and the Xbox Gaming Lounge,” he said.

James, from Reading, wanted to see how the store could help businesses. “I’m excited to see what it’s like,” he said. “I want to see what they can offer businesses. The outside of the store looks incredible; it’s a masterpiece of architecture.”

Microsoft handed out free T-shirts and Xbox Game Pass codes to people in the queue, while the first 100 visitors to buy a Surface Pro 6 were also given a free limited edition Liberty Surface Type Cover.

Staff clap as customers enter the store

At 11am, the curtains in the store windows dropped to reveal excited store staff, dressed in red, green, yellow and blue shirts – the colours of Microsoft’s logo – jumping up and down and cheering.

The customers walked into a store with a modern feel, with lots of space and wood and glass surfaces. They were greeted by staff standing in front of a large video wall and Surface devices on tables, with the McLaren on their right and the HoloLens mixed-reality headset to their left. A wooden spiral staircase or lifts took them to the first floor, where they could play the latest Xbox and PC titles in high-quality gaming chairs and professional pods in the Gaming Lounge, purchase third-party laptops and accessories and get tech support, trainings, repairs and advice from the Answer Desk, or go to the Community Theatre where coding workshops were taking place. Visitors could create their own personalised Surface Type Cover with Surface Design Lab, featuring a range of designs that can be etched directly onto the cover. They also took photos in the Selfie Area.

The enterprise area on the second floor is a place to support, train and grow businesses no matter where they are on their digital transformation journey. From small companies and educational institutions to enterprise customers, the Product Advisors and Cloud Technical Experts will help customers discover, deploy and use Microsoft 365 and other resources to solve business challenges such as AI, data security, collaboration and workplace efficiencies. This floor also contains an area for hosting events, as well as meeting rooms and a Showcase space for demonstrating how customers, including Carlsberg and Toyota, are digitally transforming.

It is also the most accessible store Microsoft has ever opened, with store associates collectively speaking 45 languages, buttons to open doors, lower desks to help those in wheelchairs and Xbox Adaptive Controllers available for gamers with restricted movement.

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New Contentful CMS targets content delivery for retailers

Contentful has launched a content infrastructure system to drive online sales by enabling more content management across channels for retailers.

Like a headless content management system, the Contentful CMS allows users to publish and update content across all digital platforms at once, but at an enterprise-grade scale. The vendor claimed content infrastructure enables retailers to repurpose existing content, improve impact and deliver marketing messages to target audiences.

Headless CMS enables content creation and sharing across multiple channels with one action by removing the head — or presentation layer — which defines the channel or platform in a traditional CMS. Content infrastructure has the same benefits as headless CMS, but unifies content to be managed from one content hub.

Contentful claimed content infrastructure markets digital content four to seven times faster than a traditional CMS by enabling users to do the following:

  • organize content specific to their business;
  • create content once for different platforms;
  • store all content in a central hub;
  • edit content without the involvement of developers;
  • manage teams with roles and permissions; and
  • publish content to any device.

Contentful intends its content infrastructure to enable brands to build and manage targeted, customized marketing for event-driven campaigns and localize the content for any market. Through the vendor’s Content Delivery API, editors can update content through a web app synced with any platform for consistent management.

The vendor claimed its array of content management services has decreased bounce rates, increased mobile conversion, personalized content across a breadth of languages and locales, updated content at a fraction of the time as legacy tools, and delivers new customer touch points five times faster than with a traditional CMS.

In 2018, Contentful was named a contender in Forrester’s Wave for web content management systems, challenged by leaders Adobe, Acquia and Sitecore. According to Contentful, its headless enterprise focus makes it flexible for developers. Forrester recommended the vendor for progressive digital initiatives that require content unification across channels, but also have easy access to developer resources.

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For Sale – Sony Vaio VGN NW20EF laptop cheap £100 INC

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