Make sure your old laptop runs without a hitch before you turn it into a sweet photo frame for Mom. Here´s how
By Dan Tynan
Posted 04.06.2006 at 2:00 am 1 Comment
Before you put that ancient hunk of plastic and silicon to work, you need to clean it up and lock it down. Cleaning old software off the system will help it run smoothly, and securing it will help avoid headaches caused by worms, viruses and other online nasties. Fortunately, you can do it all without spending a dime. Just follow this plan (for Windows XP and Windows 2000).
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