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Byline: PATRICK SEITZ
It's deja vu for the personal computer industry. Just like at this time a year ago, analysts are saying PC sales should pick up in the third quarter.
Analysts say the sluggish economy is prompting companies to hold on to aging computers longer than usual. Two-thirds of PC sales are to commercial buyers.
Consumers aren't in any rush to buy new computers either. A PC that's a few years old works just fine for most needs.
PC companies are hoping that businesses and organizations that bought new personal computers more than three years ago because of Year 2000 compliance fears will upgrade soon. Analysts say the …