General Chat Thread, Oldest IT equipment in your School? in General; Ok it doesn't work and I've got nothing left that would read it, but I was clearing out an old ...
28th March 2013, 02:07 PM #1
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....
28th March 2013, 02:14 PM #2
How do you know it dosn't work if you can't read it?
28th March 2013, 02:22 PM #3
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
28th March 2013, 02:26 PM #4
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...
28th March 2013, 02:30 PM #5
- Rep Power
I've kept this rather whizzy Amstrad 386 Laptop - still working. I only keep it to wind up new teachers...
4 Thanks to stevetheb:
Bompalompalomp (27th June 2013), Garacesh (28th March 2013), john (28th March 2013), ZeroHour (28th March 2013)
28th March 2013, 02:37 PM #6
28th March 2013, 02:41 PM #7
Some old Core 2 Duos still kicking about, i think thats it really
28th March 2013, 02:43 PM #8
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!
28th March 2013, 02:50 PM #9
Originally Posted by round2it
Ooooh, feeling quite swish with my Evesham P4 -512mb
Originally Posted by AJWhite1970
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
Originally Posted by E_G_R2
Awesome, a bit like these....
Originally Posted by stevetheb
28th March 2013, 02:55 PM #10
most of our equipment dates back to before 2006.
Damn Governors not letting me spend!! grrr
28th March 2013, 02:59 PM #11
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$.
28th March 2013, 03:16 PM #12
28th March 2013, 03:24 PM #13
Originally Posted by SteveT
28th March 2013, 03:32 PM #14
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.
28th March 2013, 03:33 PM #15
@andrew_91090 why? You cant get security updates for Windows 200 anymore.
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