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Old 08-13-2004, 04:44 PM   #1
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Got it working!

My wife's mother-in-law came and visited last month.
Asked me to look at her computer, it kept coming up with a blue screen of death..

So I ran it up and could clearly hear the hard drive spinning, rubbing, thumping, creaking......

So I told her the HD was dead and I could get it working for under $400 (new HD, new OS)

She said she would just get a new laptop, so I said everything else was fine, and I would take it.

So she gave it to me...

Picked up a 20G HD FREE

Had a full copy of XP.. installed that (you can put it on two personal computers - I called and talked to Microsoft and they gave me an additional activation code)

So, for $0 I now have a 1G PIII, 256M Ram, CD-RW/DVD, 20G HD, Wireless LAN

can you say WOOT!

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Old 08-13-2004, 04:58 PM   #2
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I had a lot of bad luck with my old Compaq :-/ HD crashed twice on me

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i thnk thats basically what i have but i had to pay like 750, mine is a pain it had dvd then i tried installin a burner i had from before (no big deal i thought) took me like a week to get the simple burner running right and i have no idea what i was doing wrong lol
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my compaq sucked, but if its free, sweet!
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