[hhrug] Re: PC's...

  • From: Bryan <bryanpage1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hhrug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 17:14:53 GMT

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



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