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    Oldest IT equipment in your School?

    Ok it doesn't work and I've got nothing left that would read it, but I was clearing out an old cupboard and found it. It made me chuckle....

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    Kol.

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    How do you know it dosn't work if you can't read it?

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    our exchange server is an old dell gx60 celeron with 512 meg of ram.

    8 years its been chugging away

    i really need to p2v it

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    Dell Optiplex 260 512mb RAM Windows XP running the CAD-CAM cutter in DT. It's old, slow, cranky and occasionally needs reminding who's boss but it's still working so it's not going to get fixed...

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    Oldest IT equipment in your School?-2013-03-28-13.26.15.jpg

    I've kept this rather whizzy Amstrad 386 Laptop - still working. I only keep it to wind up new teachers...

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    Some old Core 2 Duos still kicking about, i think thats it really

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    Oldest in real use is our onsite proxy server, Dell Poweredge 2550, dating to 2001. Dual P3s with 2GB RAM. Running Debian 5. Works sweet, being replaced in a couple of weeks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by round2it View Post
    our exchange server is an old dell gx60 celeron with 512 meg of ram.

    8 years its been chugging away

    i really need to p2v it
    Quote Originally Posted by AJWhite1970 View Post
    Dell Optiplex 260 512mb RAM Windows XP running the CAD-CAM cutter in DT. It's old, slow, cranky and occasionally needs reminding who's boss but it's still working so it's not going to get fixed...
    Ooooh, feeling quite swish with my Evesham P4 -512mb

    Quote Originally Posted by E_G_R2 View Post
    How do you know it dosn't work if you can't read it?
    Ah, the disk inside is stuck, looks like someone spilt coffee on it... I wonder what secrets it holds... Would a data recovery firm implode if they received one of these lol

    Quote Originally Posted by stevetheb View Post

    I've kept this rather whizzy Amstrad 386 Laptop - still working. I only keep it to wind up new teachers...
    Awesome, a bit like these....

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    Kol.

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    most of our equipment dates back to before 2006.

    Damn Governors not letting me spend!! grrr

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    Dunno officially, but it's probably my Rock 8889 laptop which is a BYOD. I have no idea as to how old it is but it gets used quite regularly. It's my Linux haven in a jungle of M$.

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    Me!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveT View Post
    Me!!!!!
    Ditto

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    We have a computer here that's about 11/12 years old and still has Windows 2000 on, it's used in the warehouse and is very active use as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrew_91090 View Post
    We have a computer here that's about 11/12 years old and still has Windows 2000 on, it's used in the warehouse and is very active use as well.
    @andrew_91090 why? You cant get security updates for Windows 200 anymore.



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