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  • Set it on fire and take photographs

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  • Throw it off the top of the nearest multistorey

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  • donate it to charity

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    What to do with this naughty machine

    I was given an old machine by a work colleague when I built him a new computer, i thought great as i can finally have a play with linux.

    However the machine is resisting all attempts at installing linux on it.

    so what should i do with the machine?
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    What sort of spec is it?

    If it's good enough to run windows 98 then whack a modem in it, grab a cheap monitor and sell it in your local paper as an internet ready machine.

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    Unscrew everything inside so it's loose, same with the case, and chuck it off that car park

    Or for the more environmentally responsible, into a tip
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    DEFINITELY set it on fire, take many photographs and video clips
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    Donate it to someone who needs it. (I hear the NHS are short of cash!)

    No, really, is there an orphanage near by? Stick windows 98 on it, I imagine they'd be grateful for a computer.

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    Originally posted by Big RICHARD
    Donate it to someone who needs it. (I hear the NHS are short of cash!)
    *BOOM*

    but yeah, i'd donate to charity / school / someone with time to spend installing win98 / fixing it...

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    its a K6 333 with 32mb of memory (it had 160 but i scavenged 128 for another pooter) and a 5gb hard drive

    whats most annoying is that XP installed just fine on it with 160mb of ram.
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    drive down a motorway @ 60 @ night and drop it out the window onto the hard shoulder
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    You could always donate the harddrive to me

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    i could but i ain't gonna
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    you may as well sell the bits on ebay if you don't need them

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    Have another bash at installing linux on it, where theres a will there a way!

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    tried again this morning, still no joy
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    it would be cool to blow it up or something as it is the season where you can buy legal explosives from the corner shop. and film it. woooo

    I'd just slap 98 on it and a couple of little games and give it to an orphanage. make some kids happy

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    Well, it looks like the machine is going to go to my little sister to type her coursework up on.

    and I was looking forward to mass destruction.

    Well done to all those who suggested charity.
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    it would be cool to blow it up or something as it is the season where you can buy legal explosives from the corner shop. and film it. woooo
    I wanted to say that! haha . . . wouldve been good to set off some fireworks inside !

    Or chuck it out of the 5th floor window in the name of art and call it "Modern Frustration"

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