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I work for Geek Squad, so I had a client come in today with one of these bad boys asking to get it fixed...

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Apple Powerbook 5300c

16MB of RAM, expandable to 64MB RAM. Ohhhh yeahhh, pumping out some hardcore power.
 
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That's cool, but I dont suspect Geek Squad have any System 9 disks hanging around!
 

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I work for Geek Squad, so I had a client come in today with one of these bad boys asking to get it fixed...

I guess my question is (since no one at your "Geek Squad" probably even knew what they were looking at when the customer first brought this in)...What did the customer state the problem was...and what did the "Geek Squad" do about it???

- Nick
 

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I work for Geek Squad

Wow, you just admitted that in public.

, so I had a client come in today with one of these bad boys asking to get it fixed...

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Apple Powerbook 5300c

16MB of RAM, expandable to 64MB RAM. Ohhhh yeahhh, pumping out some hardcore power.

Doesn't the Geek Squad manual cover this? You simply need to demonstrate proper operating procedure for a machine of that vintage. Walk the customer over to the nearest door and wedge the machine between the door bottom and the floor, thereby keeping the door open. That should be worth at least $200, assuming you bundle the "diagnostic" fee, right?
 

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That mac is so old, it's almost ancient looking!

What do you mean, "ancient"! :p

I remember quite well when those were the newest thing on the block. ;)
 
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I always thought the model with the big track ball was amusing.
 

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I own a 540C with PowerPc Mod that still works great. Looks sort of like that one.
 
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Wow that is old. :)
 
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speaking of old computers, does anyone remember the ZX spectrum or commodore 64??? dam they look ancient now
 
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speaking of old computers, does anyone remember the ZX spectrum or commodore 64??? dam they look ancient now

I remember the Commodore 64. Was my first ever computer and it cost the parents quite a penny or two. I still remember writing Basic on it and making HangMan games for the class mates so we had something to do in computer class.
Classic and wish i still had it.

Ahhh Memories ;)
 
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I remember the Commodore 64. Was my first ever computer and it cost the parents quite a penny or two. I still remember writing Basic on it and making HangMan games for the class mates so we had something to do in computer class.
Classic and wish i still had it.

Ahhh Memories ;)

memories indeed.....:Smirk:
 

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This is my first computer! ;D

I used one just like this my first two years of college.

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In that case, mine was powered mainly by pizza and beer . . . .. O:)

I bet a lot of it's "friends" were also powered by a lot of "pizza & beer"!;)

- Nick
 

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Was this client a hipster of sorts?
 

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