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 Post subject: Nice G40 Surprise
PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:50 pm 
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Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 7:52 pm
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Location: Belleville/Milwaukee, WI
Bought this G40 off Craigslist for $10 over the summer with absolutely nothing missing or wrong with it (1.5gb RAM, 80gb HDD, wifi), put it away for awhile since I was busy with school and other things. The other day I decided to put Windows 2k just for nostalgia's sake and updated all the drivers. When I got it the resolution was set at the standard 1024x768 in XP and when I downloaded the video driver yesterday I found out it was 1400x1050! Guess I never really played around with it very much, but I'm definitely planning on using it a lot now! The screen is beautiful, a little darkening on the bottom corners, but there's so much more real estate on this than any of my other computers.


main desktop: PowerMac G5 2ghz Late 2005. 4gb RAM, 400&160gb HDD. NEC 2490wuxi touchscreen. IBM Model M keyboard.
main laptop: ThinkPad L512 i5.
mobile laptop: ThinkPad x61t.
classic gaming laptops: iBook Lime 466mhz. PowerBook Lombard 400mhz.
hackintosh: ThinkPad T60. Snow Leopard.

 Post subject: Re: Nice G40 Surprise
PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:57 pm 
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Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:40 pm
Posts: 842
Location: Howell, New Jersey
Beautiful! It's been three or four years since I passed my G41 on to a neighbor, but I remember what a gorgeous tank of a machine it was. It was the perfect desktop replacement -- enjoy :)

EDIT: I forgot to add that I had upgraded from XP and had Vista running very nicely on that G41 when Vista was a new OS.

X201-3680-AL6 + X200.1s-5143-CTO + X200-7459-BW3(AFFS-Glossy)
+ X1 Carbon-3rd Gen 20BT-S22 + X1 Carbon-1st Gen 3444-B8U
+ X100e-3508-CTO
+ W510-4391-C52(FHD-Glossy)+ W520-4276-37U

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