I'm clearing out my study and have come across my first computer (aah!). It was bought in 1990 (I think)and was "state of the art" at the time. It's a notebook (laptop?), has a black and white lcd screen and runs Windows 3.1 . It still works, and has its carry case and charger, but I can't think of a use for it...can it be used by anyone, or should I just chuck it? I've looked on Ebay, but so far can't find anyone buying/ selling them. I'm loath to chuck out something that still works, but it's cluttering up my house!!
Crumbs! You're welcome to it , if you want it! I'm at work just now, but I'll get it out when I get home, charge it up, check it works OK, and work out a postage price- with the charger it's fairly heavy, so don't commit yourself, until we know how much it'll be!
I know it's now found a good home, but just thought I'd say (for anyone else with such 'ancient' techie stuff) that people will buy it on ebay. My dad recently sold his old BBC B computer - didn't get much for it, but got several bidders
forget the new Playstation 2....i've just bought 'another' of the very first design....for my son...who HATES the newer versions! I got it including extras & postage for £20.....and the extras are worth that alone!
MrsF, I'vejust switched it on, and when it boots up, it comes up with a message that says "hard disk failure", then "no boot device available". If you know anyone who can sort that out, then you're still welcome to it. . The last time I got it out, admittedly a couple of years ago, i was able to play a couple of old games on it.
MrsF has first dibs obviously. But for anyone else with stuff like this they don't need/want there are lots of charities that will take old computers, mobile phones etc and refurbish them and use them locally or send them, for instance, to schools in Africa. If anyone is intersted I can dig out some info. Used printer cartridges too.