From PC Magazine here 10 Things to Do With Old PCs
If you’ve been using PCs for a while, you’re bound to have an old one you don’t use much, if at all. With 2-GHz computers available for well under $1,000, what good is an old 300-MHz Pentium II system? The answer depends on your willingness to experiment, have fun, learn, and prevent pollution. Here are ten things you can do with that old PC, starting with tasks for relatively “better” old PCs, and working our way down to the real junkers.
Caution: If you can’t find a use for an old computer using the above article you may be forced to just get rid of it. I have given away or trashed over 100 old PCs. Whenever an old computer leaves your office be sure the hard drive is empty. We have both a legal and an ethical responsibility to protect our patient’s personal and medical information.