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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Intel Spaceman Cleanroom Plush Figures 1997

Look what arrived in the post today!  Over 22 years old and still in fairly good nick :)


Monday, 4 March 2019

Compaq TC1000 Tablet and Windows XP Tablet Edition DVD 2005

Two separate deliveries ordered at different times both turned up today and they 100% complement each other...



The tablet didn't come with a hard disk drive (luckily I've been buying a few up on eBay just for times like this) so I needed the second item to be able to get the correct OS on it!

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Scanning 21 IDE Hard Disks For Errors

Today I have spent most of the day watching Doctor Who with Martha Jones as the companion whilst scanning 21 IDE hard disk drives I purchased off of eBay for errors and bad sectors:


  • 10 Dead or Alive But Clunking and Not Detected By Windows
  • 2 Alive and Just About Kicking But Had Some Bad Sectors
  • 9 Passed With Flying Colours!




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