Last year Lenovo brought IBM's server business for n' billion, also they have been for a while the largest PC manufacturer in the world.
ConfuciusOld Mainframe Proverb he say "IBM never sell off any product line that is profitable". IBM printers were never much good so not profitable. Thinkpads (manufactured for IBM by Acer) were very good but not profitable enough in the overall company context of 10 years or so ago.
So could Lenovo make printers and laptops both good and profitable? I never took the risk of finding out
Nothing wrong with the basic machines, like any PC you buy it often comes loaded with bloaterware first job is to strip it off. Both our home desktops could do with replacing Lenovos are at the top of the list.strangly ive had lenovos reccomended to me by several IT guys as being good work horses with minimum hassle