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Re: [OM] OT: Goodwill Treasure

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: Goodwill Treasure
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:56:31 -0700
At 8/20/2020 02:01 PM, Chris wrote:
>     Goodwill to the rescue! Some months ago the power supply in my desktop 
> computer gave up the ghost. I bought a replacement a couple of weeks ago, but 
> it turned out to not be a replacement. I'm in the process of returning it. 
> Proper replacements are much too expensive, so I might build up a new 
> Win98/SE machine with one of the towers I have sitting around.
>     Window 7 won't let me install the software that I use for designing and 
> writing, and that desktop machine was running on Win98/SE. But I can run 
> most, maybe all of it on WinXP. So, I cleaned off the computer desk and set 
> up my one WinXP laptop. Only trouble was that I didn't have a spare charger. 
> So I went shopping on evilBay and found a couple for around $12.50 each, 
> which I put on my watch list. Then I went Goodwill hunting. First store I 
> went into had one complete with the cord for just $7.49. I'm happy, but I'll 
> still buy one from evilBay as a spare, unless I can find another one at 
> Goodwill.
>     I also found out that tomorrow starts green label 50% week, and there's a 
> pricey item that I would like to have. I'll be there when they open the doors 
> tomorrow.

I had an old version of CodeWarrior development that would not install on Win 
This post contains instructions to remove the OS check from the installation.


There is a VBS (visual basic script) that can remove the OS check you can 
download from that post. There is a chance it may help you get around not being 
able to install.

I have old PC that once ran XP sitting in the garage.

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