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Help me decide what to do with this old PC (Packard Bell)
For the life of me, I can't remember if I've posted this before. If I have, then feel free to lock this.
Anyway, I've got an old PC lying around, a 1995/1996-era Packard Bell. I'm not 100% sure of the specs, but to the best of my recollection, they are:
16/32mb ram (can't remember which)
32mb video card... voodoo I think, unless it was harvested since then.
Almost 1gb hard drive, split between two partitions.
Obviously, I haven't done anything with this for a while. I recently rediscovered it (well, a year or two ago) and decided to explore its contents. Not much, other than Microsoft Arcade and Return of the Arcade (badass).
I've considered donating this, but truthfully, I'm not sure how much good that would do. This thing is ancient, though it does have Windows 95 (with no backup disks that I can find), so... at least it's not Windows 3.1.
I've also considered doing something linux-related with it, though I can't think of any graphical OS other than maybe Puppy linux that would run on this thing, let alone apps. That's not even considering the fact that I don't know what I'd do with it anyway, as keeping it around as a server is probably not an option - not enough use would come of it to justify the power consumption.
Anyone have any ideas? I'm not going to destroy it, before anyone suggests that.