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Packard Bell Master Restore CD

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After installing a new 4GB CF card as HD replacement in the Packard Bell Platinum 2220, I’m attempting to restore the original Windows 95 OS with Packard Bell extras from the Master CD Archive.org has a great collection of original Packard Bell install discs, the Windows 95 group is here: https://archive.org/details/windows95mastercd My first attempt is […]

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IBM ThinkCentre A30 IDE to SATA adapter

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One thing people don’t miss about the “old” PC days is the old and slow mechanical hard drives. When we started working on the IBM ThinkCentre A30 system, its original Hitachi Deskstar 40GB IDE drive was particularly noisy. Windows XP was pretty slow to boot up as well. We purchased the NFHK SATA Disk to […]

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