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Old 09-14-2006, 06:42 PM   #1
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Default is there anything cool to do with a comp

i have an old comp that has windows 98 on it, it still works. so is there anything coll you could do to it?
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Old 09-15-2006, 06:23 AM   #2
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do you mean in the way of computer programming, or is this thread just in the wrong section?
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There are lots of things you can do..

I dont know about doing cool things with programming, but you could turn it into a server, for music, etc, or use it as a physical firewall.
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You could just use it for stuff you wouldn't want to risk doing on your new computer.
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Old 09-15-2006, 12:53 PM   #5
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And in the vein of the category, Computer Programming, it is always considered good practice to ensure reverse compatibility by testing software on outdated systems, though this may seem beyond reason. Any Win32 API project you can run on Win9X will likely migrate gracefully to XP. There are a few caveats, but then maybe your first project will be finding them;-) Just an idea...
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Old 09-15-2006, 04:58 PM   #6
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im probally just going to sell the parts for money
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