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Old 07-21-2008, 06:32 PM   #11
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Default Re: Rebuilding/upgrading ancient computers?

I got some pics uploaded!

Here's what she looks like, as of now (it's a real chore to get the HD out). I've got all the parts to the case, I've just removed them:

Here's a closeup of the little mouse:

Alright, here's what she looks like as she's booting:

There are a few problems, with this part: the computer doesn't recognize its own HD (error messages include "No bootable drive", etc). To top it off, the back-light nob is broken, making it nearly impossible to see the screen (I've got it hooked up to one of my monitors).

This is what she looks like under the hood (the giant metal thing in the right corner is the floppy drive):

And, finally where the HD sits:


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Old 07-21-2008, 07:16 PM   #12
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Default Re: Rebuilding/upgrading ancient computers?

well its probably to big of a drive the max you should have in there is a 6 gig. how big is it?

2.4 Ghz celeron, 1.25 PNY pc 2700 RAM,PNY VERTIGO 5200 FX , 40 GB HDD
900Mhz 256 RAM , MX 4000, 30 GB HDD
1.9Ghz dual core AMD Athlon 2 GB 384 VRAM 320 Gb HD
2.3 tricore phenom,2 GB RAM , EVGA 9600 GSO,250 GB SSD
2.6 X4 620, 4GB RAM, 9600 GSO, 500 GB HDD/I'm part of The Project
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