• on Computer/Software/Internet
  • Published in issue 9/2002 on page 0
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Software for Old Computers

useful stuff for vintage PCs

A computer that’s too slow for today’s programs may be found in many homes and certainly in any office. Once the pride of their owners, the old number cruncher is often abandoned and left to gather dust in the attic. Throwing an old PC away seems wasteful, but what can you do with it?Today’s computer users are spoilt by processors operating at gigahertz frequencies, hard disks offering gigabytes of storage capacity and high resolution displays capable of showing millions of colours. And yet, it is only a few years ago when we were all perfectly happy with what can be summarized as ‘a lot less’.
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