[Wolves] Free: Dell laptop Pentium II 233, 64MB RAM and 4 GB HDD

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Wed Dec 17 10:13:39 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 10:08 +0000, dick_turpin wrote:
> Matthew Revell wrote:
> > Anyone want a free but tidy Dell laptop? It did have Win 95 on it but
> > I wiped it while installing Puppy from CD. It failed to install Grub
> > and now won't boot from CD and, obviously, there's no bootable OS on
> > the HD.
> >
> > I'd love to get it working again myself but I think the CD drive must
> > be knackered and I don't really know what else to do. It has a floppy
> > drive but I don't have another floppy drive and it's too old to boot
> > from USB.
> >
> > So, if you think you can fix it and want it, let me know.
> I'd take it off your hands but I'm banned from having anymore old kit :-(
> 2 routes you can take, rip the HD out buy a 7.5-->2.5 IDE lead (about 
> £2.00) stick that in a PC install OS then stick HDD back in lapp'y
> Or get me the Part No: off the CDROM I may have one in my graveyard.

My God!  Quick someone check Pete's temperature he's either not well or
he's entering into the Christmas spirit.   Free advice ;)
Seek That Thy Might Know

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