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Old 10-02-2007, 07:38 PM   #1
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Default Old laptop,What to do with it?

Well i have an old laptop (The Specs are in my sig) what can i do with it?
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Old 10-02-2007, 07:41 PM   #2
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Alright, you take it. Pack it into a box. On the address write: Underprivileged school somewhere. Send it.
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Old 10-02-2007, 08:03 PM   #3
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^best Idea, and put no return address on it.

but other than that I like the digital photo frame.
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It will probably say somewhere on it "Do not dispose of in fire." You know what to do, my friend.
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old skool dos games ftw
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Alright, you take it. Pack it into a box. On the address write: Underprivileged school somewhere. Send it.
Up here, the donations programs wont accept something that old. Running old hardware like that in schools is a logistical nightmare.
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but if the school has like 2 computers becuase they are really poor in the middle on no where...
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For a school, something like that would be too much of a pain, half the class would be teaching the kids how to use it.
Dos games is your best bet.
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Alright, you take it. Pack it into a box. On the address write: Underprivileged school somewhere. Send it.

As everyone else has said,its way too old for that,also all the schools around here have more than enough computers for there needs.Good idea though


@D-lew,Thats sounds awesome,i have an older 1 that has a 120mb hdd and it pretty much stuffed,i think i could use that
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You could kinda disassemble it and build a box for it and then use it as a digital photo frame (so you don't just have a laptop sitting on a table displaying pictures, but a box with a screen on it...). Maybe get some kind of software that will cycle through pics (that works on an old machine).
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