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I'm having to buy a new laptop for the usual everyday Internet uses but also for astrophotography, remote telescope operation, and image processing (Paintshop Pro X9). My former laptop was an Asus gaming machine which I chose because it was a beefy machine with more memory than usually found in lesser laptops and a dedicated video card with its own memory (I never played a single game!). A computer repair technician suggested either a Dell Precision or a Lenovo Thinkpad with i7 processor with solid state NVMe drive, 16 GB RAM. It has been 8 years since I had to think about buying a computer
Reposted from Cloudy Nights forum by request: Recently downloaded Backyard EOS and thought I had found the perfect companion software for my Canon T4i and 8" Edge HD. I have read the manual, as much as it is and it seems pretty straight forward. However when I tried to make an avi of Jupiter I get no indication that anything is happening. Have changed my default download folder in BYE to C:/Astroimages, but nothing is there. Settings are to save avi and jpeg to computer only, (netbook with 2 GB ram, slower than optimal but runs the program fine). Camera set on Manual. Camera connects and i