Lauren aka Lauren De Long of Laptop Hunters; Next-up 7-Eleven ads

Lauren, featured in the latest Microsoft Laptop Hunters Windows Campaign as an average girl picked up off the street to purchase a laptop for the Redmond marketing department, turns out to be Lauren De Long, a Los Angeles-based actress. When contacted via phone to ask what she actually thinks about her HP laptop -- which one critic describes as "the […]

Lauren, featured in the latest Microsoft Laptop Hunters Windows Campaign as an average girl picked up off the street to purchase a laptop for the Redmond marketing department, turns out to be Lauren De Long, a Los Angeles-based actress. When contacted via phone to ask what she actually thinks about her HP laptop -- which one critic describes as "the epitome of what people dislike about PCs."  She declined to comment, saying she had signed a confidentiality agreement and wanted to check first to see if she was allowed to speak to the press. According to her site, the 7-Eleven videos are for a new ad campaign to appear on flat-panel screens inside the convenience stores, promoting its products, reports TechFlash.