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i started with a windows 3.1 computer, think it was a IBM of some kind. now i got a i7 machine.

asked Jun 09 '10 at 19:15

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i started with windows 98? i have no idea because it was so long ago. now im runing my toshiba satelite on windows 7

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:20

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  • I have access to other systems, but my primary computer is a 15.4" early 2009 unibody MacBook Pro, 2.66GHz with 4GB RAM (need to upgrade, but haven't) -- http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001P05NJ2/ref=pe_11540_12162570_ae_tit_a1/

  • I'm used to having a desktop and laptop computer, but my desktop computer (Dell XPS) died last summer so I'm stuck with a laptop as desktop replacement until I figure out where I want to blow my money and when.


As for what my first computer was, to save time I just copied this from my answer in the "My first computer" thread on **Lockergnome.net** --

  • My first computer was actually my father's Timex Sinclair. Didn't do much with it of merit since I was only 6 or 7 years old.

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answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:31

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I started with a computer running windows 3.1 with an Intel i486, now I came to a quad core computer running windows 7 Ultimate

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:17

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 19:41

IBM PCjr...i was real young it was good for pacman and other computer games, but pacman was my fav, oo and print shop on the old black and white dot matrix printer. i now have a lenovo thinkpad t500

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:19

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 19:25

I started out being a PC user, than I got a Powermac G4 (I'm now on an iMac), and it is very unlikely that I'll be switching back to a PC.

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:27

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My first computer was a Windows 98 running on an HP machine. Now I'm on a DELL running Windows Vista Home Basic SP2.

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:39

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I had an I386 packard bell with windows 95alt text

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:51

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 19:56

My first real machine was (circa 1977) a Cromemco Z-2 with a Zilog Z-80A CPU that ran at either 2 or 4 MHz, has 64k of RAM, TUART, dual 8" DS/DD floppy drives, CP/M 2.2, Soroc IQ 120 terminal and a variety of printers over time. The Z-2 was a heavy rack-mount enclosure that supported up to 22 S-100 cards and weight close to 50 lbs, more with cards in place. If you're curious what this machine would look like, you can go http://www.thecomputerarchive.com and click "Enter the Archive" then the "Computers" folder and then the "Other" folder. The first Cromemco catalog PDF has the hardware in it. I don't know the Soroc is in anything that I've scanned so far...

As for today, the latest is a Core i7 equipped HP laptop with average specs such as 4 GB, 2x320 GB HDs, 17" display, etc.

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:53

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 20:00

My apple then I got smart and moved to Pc's to GAME!!!

PC: Wanna play some mine sweep

mac: Shut the fuck up

PC: hahaha

PC: Some W.O.W that can run faster even using windows 98 XD?

mac: GTFO pc....

MY YOU-TUBE CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/MylesTrymbulak

answered Jun 09 '10 at 19:57

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 19:59

I started out with the Commadore64 computer, and now I have an iMac. The commadore64 lasted until the mid 1990's before the disk drive finally broke. Instead of letting me fix it, my brother just threw it in the garbage :(

answered Jun 09 '10 at 20:02

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