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 PostPost subject: old computer that was given to me        Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:28 am 
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Alright so recently my main computer went AWOL and crashed the mother board. So i asked a friend for parts and instead he is giving me many of his old computers (around 10 of them plus or minus a couple). Now most of them are over 5 years old but thats alright. so i went to his house and grabbed a few and made a interesting discovery. One of the computers has a copy of windows 3.1 on it. I've done research on it and the computer seems to have the original hardware ETC. Now i have one issue i cant seem to get video working but other then that it fires right up. I tried switching the drive into another computer but i be leave the computer HHD is to old to support the newer devices. When i tried booting it to see the winver the screen kept flickering but wouldn't stay on so i need to find a way to turn the video (or connect it i would have to say). anyone have any ideas? i'm also thinking of selling this computer


 PostPost subject: Re: old computer that was given to me        Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:56 am 
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