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389974 tn?1331015242

How old is your computer?

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365714 tn?1292199108
Bordering on 4 years. It's an old computer and a bit unstable...
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611067 tn?1458591483
I'm not really quite sure how old my computer is - my hubby repairs, works with computers and he put together a computer from used parts for me.  It runs great, but I think the parts are all less then 4 years old and more than 2 year old.  
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541150 tn?1306033843
Swampy,

We do groceries every week. That's how often we get a computer LOL. No seriously, my husband doesn't like it when a computer is already 2-3 years old. I love electronics. Computers, cell phones, you name it, we like to have the latest technology. I think the industry makes electronic equipments with one purpose (make it last 3-4 years to make you buy another one again) You know, to keep the business going. IMO. I can tell the difference when my computers have reached the 2 year point. No matter what brand, Dell, Gateway, HP, there is a significant difference when these computers get to be 2-3 years old. They start crashing, get slow, the OS is more prone to get viruses, and overall they become less reliable.

I want to get me a blu-ray... :)
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554628 tn?1362777919
my bf just built us a new computer about 6 months ago so still new and doing great lol
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495284 tn?1333894042
Mine is about a year old..........
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549511 tn?1271775930
mine is 7 years old it belonged to my kids,so we are keeping it in the family!! Have computer fixer upperers when things go wrong ,which doesnt happen through the fault of the computer just the dopey user LOL
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178239 tn?1277405491
I finally got a new notebook about 6mos ago. I am in love with it! It was an early Christmas present from dh. His is about 4 yrs old and he's starting to shop for a new one.
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541953 tn?1262586226
mine is a year old...but have had several for years...
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637356 tn?1301924822
Mine is a year old this month! I fix computers and also know how to build them but to lazy. By the time I get home I don't want to work on another computer let alone my own. I bought mine but already looking to get another one.

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Avatar universal
where is all of the above? I build my first computer with transistors, resistors and capacitors for the JR high science fair in 73. I found a "new book" in the library that showed how to build a computer that would add and subtract. My Dad bought the parts and we worked together building it, I won first place.

I am a true geek and have saved my old computers and have may as far back as my first XT. Anyone need a motherboard of 5 1/4" floppy drive?

Of course I like the newest and the best too, laptops more than desktops.
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547368 tn?1440541785
My laptop is a year old. It's my second one and I've had about 6 desktops. I had to be forced into a laptop....... NEVER thought I would like it......now I don't like the desktops. I like to move around.
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I have new model computers, the problem is I am old and this new technology warps an old brain! lol
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675718 tn?1530033033
i love my comp
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599170 tn?1300973893
my lap tops 6 mths or so old and I love it its my favorite thing...dont leave home with out it lOL.
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365714 tn?1292199108
You should get to know my mom. We have kept most of our computers, even after they quit working. We had one we named "Slow boat" and that was an old Packard Bell from ?? I know the early 1990's. It was kind of a tragic loss because we had a lot of old DOS games installed on it like Rampage (good memories of being the wolf smashing down buildings and eating people, yum) and Life and Death (a mock operation, pulling out someone's appendex, mostly killing people in the process, fun)

And a number of other cool really old games. Oh and it had windows. Windows 3.5, that is. Anyone remember that? One of my favorite windows games was SimAnt. I also played Sim City 2000 at school on their old computers.

My mom collects computers. One of her hobbies is to fix them up and repair them. One of the things she hopes to do is build her own computers if she hasn't built a few already.  She told me if mine is to give out she will likely provide me with a new one.
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173939 tn?1333217850
Hi, Commodore 64 speaking here...cough cough... just kidding.
Mine is 4 years old exactly and no reason in sight to get rid of it despite heavy use.
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518031 tn?1295575374
Moses brought it down off the mounatin with him
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228686 tn?1211554707
3 Years. In dog years, that makes him (Bob) 21!
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168348 tn?1379357075
My desktop is a desktop dinasour, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it!

I am probably the only one left running IE 6.0 .. refusing to upgrade on this PC to 7.0 LOL!

And hoping never to upgrade to Vista anytime soon.
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479581 tn?1317757488
My daughter killed her laptop and I inherited it.  After some CPR it's running pretty good.
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568659 tn?1256139982
Mine is about 10 months old
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703362 tn?1427766328
I voted three years.  It is well maintained and still performing excellently for my personal and work usage.  
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630047 tn?1289248521
To tell you how old my compter is I'd have to cut it open and count its rings....
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Avatar universal
I am not sure, I have had it re-made several times and now it is fully customized. So, I would say that if you go by the last time I had it completely upgraded, it would be around 4 months old. I have had a computer since 2001 however.
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