The laptop

This particular laptop is an Acer Travelmate. The poor thing has been through a lot during mine and its many travels.

Despite the fact that the Acer was a very sturdy laptop, there were some components that did not seem to want to survive the test of time:

Apart from this last point of failure, I could still use the laptop: as long as the thing would continue to work I could keep on doing my job. But as soon as the hard disk went, I was no longer able to do anything with it. Considering the age and other problems of the laptop, it got tucked away somewhere in a closet.




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