Don't chuck it on the scrap-heap!
me old-fashioned, but I hate to see computers abandoned in skips or in that
special van down at the rubbish dump.
always need to spend loads of money on a brand new system. Computers do
die sometimes, but often, with a bit of attention, your faithful old computer
could do the job. That could save you money and hassle: no need to move
all your documents and programs from one computer to another.
your computer keeps going slow or freezing up when you ask too much of it.
A memory upgrade could fix that.
you have no more room to store your photos and music. A hard disk upgrade
could fix that.
have better sound or graphics, or a new drive to play or record DVDs.
There is almost no part of a computer that can't be upgraded (though laptops
can be trickier than desktops).
order the parts you need, collect your computer, install and test new parts
in the workshop, then bring it back to you, rejuvenated. Leaving you richer