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Old 08-11-2015, 07:23 AM   #1
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What was your first computer?

Mine was an IBM PC fully tricked out with two full height floppies. I later upgraded it to two half height floppies (in one bay) and a 10MB hard drive; also installed a larger power supply at the same time. The hard drive really sped things up, and of course was too big to ever fill up. I had a nifty green screen monitor.

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Old 08-11-2015, 07:35 AM   #3
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Commodore 64, then Commodore 128, then an IBM PC.
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:36 AM   #4
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I had a Commodore 64 but didn't really know how to use it other than making lines of text do dumb things. My first real PC was a Packard Bell I bought around 1992.
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:40 AM   #5
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Apple II+, 1979. With a whooping 48k of memory!
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:53 AM   #6
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Commodore +4 (a freebie) followed very shortly afterward by a Commodore C64c. My next ones were a Gateway XP, Acer XP (sorriest piece of junk I ever owned), and the Win 7 machine I built and presently use. There were also a string of three XP netbooks, followed by the three win 7 notebooks I now have.
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:21 AM   #7
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The first computer I used was my older brother's IBM PC, 8088 processor, two floppies and no hard drive, CGA graphics, circa early 1980's. My first computer was a second-hand 386 I bought from a buddy who cannibalized it for parts, so it came with no hard drive, memory or monitor. I've been upgrading it ever since.
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:32 AM   #8
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Commodore 64, TRS80, IBM clone with DOS 3.1, various PC's and laptops since then and now on a iMAC 27" with 16G memory and 1TB hard drive with 500g backup and Compaq desktop for my laser...

Also didn't realize I was a hacker back in the 90's.. Worked for a company that would get service contracts to service PBX (big company phone systems). Many times we couldn't get the login code. It was only 4 digits and were only numerals. So I wrote my first basic program using a 1200 baud modem to dial up the systems and input the password starting at 0000 and going until the password got in... It was fun and made $25.00 for my efforts... woo hoo.... Strictly legal of course since the systems were privately owned and we did have a signed contract.
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:47 AM   #9
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:52 AM   #10
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Desktop: "Adam", but the quality was horrid
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Had an early Mac that became our young son's first computer (with kid software) until it truly died (he loved watching the bomb explode).

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