I've got reasonably well up to date. Got a duel core athlon here with a 500 gb hard drive and 4 gb of ram, should be able to kill anything I throw at it. Its running xp because I hate anything later than that. Other than that, have a netbook here with an atom processor and 1 gb of ram, etc. I don't have the latest and greatest but I do perform all windows updates, but I don't update all my software. I can't find winamp 5.24 which worked the best for me, I wish I could.



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I have done all the vista upgrades within reason.
I have futureproofed 2 computers, one is a hybrid that can run either vista or xp if chosen to.
Another desktop is updated with the hardware at least.
the main system is broken but I will be gutting it, reformatting it and upgrading the hardware for this transition. my digital recorder is updated, my scanner is not because i don't use it much. Eventually after all the printers die I'd like to get a single network printer/scanner unit to run of the main router.
On that note the router is updated with wireless.
So as you can see hardware wise I am all ready.
I am using semi uptodate software to.
The only reason I don't jump right in are the screenreader prices.
I am not willing to upgrade a thing I don't use to the fullest anyway.
The hardware cost me about 2000 over the last 3 years, and I was able to buy that in pieces. the desktop and router were last year, about 700 so was the recorder making itabout 900.
the year before that, was the laptop, about 1400.
This next upgrade is another grand for the hardware etc for the new system, I also am planning to reformat the 160gb drive and have this as a system drive and have a data drive about 320gb in the box as a second data device.
Now that should all be good.
My next jump will be when well I don't know when.
I have an older system that although semi broke I could get to run for a bit longer if needed.
Its unlikely if I'd upgrade even then if both systems died.
would be a real bager but I'd get a copy of xp from ebay or something and run from a desktop if I had to.
who knows though.
The major obsticle to upgrading anything over what I have done is cash, so if I say got into a propper job I could actually get lagit coppies of some of my software, mainly office, maybe upgrade the screenreaders to their full versions for the new systems or at least one system.
But then who knows.
Most of the lagit stuff was given to me, I couldn't afford most of this myself.
At 02:19 a.m. 2/02/2009, you wrote:
took all the upgrades, even upped my hardware devices. because the more stable the box can be the better it runs. had a few viruses and dealt with them no biggy. however, to do this stuff you have to be on the web for more then just email. Would like to see if someone can get your games running on windows 7. That would be interesting to see what is supported there.

At 03:50 AM 2/1/2009, you wrote:

Hi Thomas,

Thank you for sharing with me what works for you on your computers.

You know I have been running one computer or another since 1980. I have never had a virus, never had a hard drive crash, never had to redo a hard drive, I almost never have to reboot either of the computers that I am running currently and the only time that I have had to use the XP roll back feature has been after I have up dated a windows component. So I may not run my computers the same way that you do, but what I do seems to work pretty darn well for me.

Thanks again.

BFN

   Jim

C. E. O. Kitchen's Inc.

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http://www.kitchensinc.net
(440) 286-6920
Chardon Ohio USA
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