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Published on Mar 5, 2014
Rejuvenating an 'ancient' piece of technology for free with a new operating system. As Windows XP nears end-of-life, we look at whether we can re-purpose old bits of kit for free. Joe Nash gets hacking.
Laptop Specs: 2006 Dell Inspiron 6400 - Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66Ghz 1GB RAM 5400rpm SATA 160GB HDD - Win XP Media Centre Edition with all updates - (XP had been reinstalled multiple times, all patches and updates installed, the machine often rebuilt from scratch) - after this film a Crucial SSD was installed and Ubuntu reinstalled.