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Master Geek
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# 174982 12-Jun-2015 16:39
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Hi all,

We're running a trial project to get old laptops out of IT storage cupboards and into the hands of students.

In a nutshell....

- Donate us your Windows XP era laptops
- We'll re-image them with a lite version of Ubuntu Linux & the Chrome browser and donate it to a needy student.

Details here:

Thanks :-)

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Uber Geek
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  # 1323548 12-Jun-2015 16:42
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Gotta say, you'll be lucky to find any laptops of that era still working...

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  # 1323582 12-Jun-2015 17:16
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Especially the batteries!

Anyway, good luck with your project.


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  # 1323719 12-Jun-2015 21:56
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ubergeeknz: Gotta say, you'll be lucky to find any laptops of that era still working...

I'm not sure about you, but I service PLENTY of them.

Laptops work fine, but almost always I hear "Oh the battery works, but only for a minute".  Haha.  Like an inefficient UPS instead of a power source!

Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

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