[hhrug] Re: PC's...

  • From: Ian Williamson <ian@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hhrug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 23:17:38 GMT

In message 21 Dec 2006
          Bryan <bryanpage1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In a roundabout way I work for a company that works for a company that
> works for Total (pronounced Toe-tarl), the petrol people.
> Having got all that out of the way, today I discovered Total are
> rolling out brand new PC's with Windows XP, replacing the existing
> ageing (not sure how old) Dell PC's with Windows 2000 Professional.
> From what I understand the old PC's will be 'cleared down' (I assume
> no operating system, no data) and passed on to a company that will
> process the 'silver' and 'gold' content of these machines (what a
> waste).
> I don't know what spec these machines are (I will try to find out) but
> am interested in people that might like one of these and if I can get
> them what price they might be prepared to pay (be realistic).
> If there are enough of you I will approach Total and ask the question.
> Regards,
> Bryan


Are they desktop or laptop PCs?  I might be interested in a laptop. I 
already have a reconditioned IBM ThinkPad 1133MHz Pentium III 640MB 
RAM 30GB HD, DVD Writer for £250.  So my realistic price is either 
less than £50 or a very much better spec.


Ian Williamson

Other related posts: