In message <0e09ee984e.Ian@xxxxxxxx> Ian Williamson <ian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > 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 >> > > 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. > > Regards. > Desktop machines Regards, Bryan -- Using an Iyonix Aria Cube running Risc OS 5.12 and Virtual RPC Adjust 4.39 running on a PC.