[hhrug] Re: PC's...

  • From: Bryan <bryanpage1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hhrug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 17:16:51 GMT

In message <93bb21994e.stan.haselton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Stan Haselton <stan.haselton@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <12e2e8984e.Bryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Bryan <bryanpage1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 
> Hi Brian,
> 
> Assuming that the computers are essentially as you describe them i.e.
> Dell PCs with no operating system or data, then I am prepared to have
> one provided that costs no more than £50.
> 
> Compliments of the season
> 
> Stan

Stan,

I've put the wheels in motion, just have to wait to see if they'll 
donate a couple of units to the club.

Regards,

Bryan
-- 
Using an Iyonix Aria Cube running Risc OS 5.12 and Virtual RPC Adjust 
4.39 running on a PC.

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