2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer?
Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen (14" would be good too)
3) What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook?
Business work, everyday browsing, microsoft office products will be used extensively. Movies, Music. Multitasking. Basically work like creating presentations, reports, spreadsheets, documents on an extensive scale.
Not much of gaming. 5) Any typical configuration in your mind you're eying for ?
Min. 4GB RAM, 1TB hard disk, 2Ghz processor
4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
a. Like: Asus, Dell
b. Dislike: HP, Lenovo, Acer