[rescue] Want-To-Borrow Macintosh Power Supply

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 27 12:22:41 CST 2002

--- "Torquil MacCorkle, III" <torquil at nyip.net> wrote:
> Thread reuse: 
> Does anyone have a PCMCIA DVD drive that I could pay a small amount
> and borrow for like a week. I just want to see if my ancient laptop
> could handle one.

PII/300 MHz is a real "hard" limit for playing DVD movies - DVD data
discs are a differnt matter.

I tried to run a DVD on a PII/266 Win2K laptop w/256 Meg RAM and it was
unwatchable - stuttering, digital artifacts, etc...

Just a data point, good luck!


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