[rescue] Best brains: Dead keyboard ports on PC hardware

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue Jun 19 09:24:49 CDT 2007

Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> On Jun 19, 2007, at 7:43 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> I have a hardware-failure-workaround problem on older PC hardware.
>> Specifically, an ASUS P5A motherboard bearing an AMD K6-III/450
>> processor.[1]  (I don't think I've asked this before, but please bear
>> with me and remind me if I have.)
> Actually the workaround I suggest involves the use of FreeCycle in  
> your area.  People are giving away that class of hardware or better,  
> since Vista and even XPSP2 with IE7 does not perform well on "only"  
> 450Mhz.

Actually, we're among the major givers-away of computer hardware on
Freecycle in this area, and at that it can be tough to get people to
take it ...

        Phil Stracchino                CDK#2
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