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This is my unassembled and reassembly of an old PC my grandparents gave me. It is about 17 years old and they got it because the government wanted every village to have Internet access and they volunteered.

The build went well and has given me some great experience of PC building. I'm only 13 and hope to build a PC in May so this has kept my building desire satisfied until then.

Currently it run Windows XP but that will soon change to Lubuntu if I can get it to work. The main problem I have is doesn't recognize my USB mouse. Luckily my Grandparents gave me an old keyboard (non-usb) so I can still access the BIOS.

The biggest surprise for me was how dust free it was although that may have been down to it not having any system fans.

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Comments

  • 24 months ago
  • 3 points

Well done! It's always nice to see if someone brings an old system back to life. :)

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Keep up the good work!!!!!!!!!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

That's exactly what I did. Disassembled and reassembled old PC's until I built my own. Keep it up and your first custom build won't be so scary!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

i say keep xp , i dont think Lubuntu will run too well on this , besides xp has a bunch of old games that linux doesnt support

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok. Thanks for the advice

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Love the old CoolerMaster in there! :)

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

It suprised me that it was in there considering it was a pre built

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Must've been "higher-end" back in the day lol

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

This makes me feel old lol

Nice revive of the older hardware!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Back when PSU had most of the current on the 5v (and 3.3v).

more pics and details of the old hardware please!

I second what'S been said, get a good Pentium processor. Ask on local ads and you might end up getting some for free.

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