A good use for old computers?

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So its kind of like this: I have two computers that are a bit outdated and i'm unsure as to what to do with them. As of right now, only one of which works due to incompatible ram slots. They both have different Hardware components and such, so i'm just going to talk/list information about them.

Computer 1.

Known System information:

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 @2.00Ghz
Ram: 512MB of (i think) DDR2 Ram
OS: Windows XP SP3
Manufacturer: Unknown, presumable Intel

Other Info:

- Has some software on it called "Everest Ultimate Engineer edition" bench marking software, looks REALLY good.
- does not support wireless connection, needs external wireless adapter, which i have,
- i've played a few games on it, it's not too bad in comparison to my Intel Celeron.
- I can't find a way to get into the BIOS so i can change boot devices.

Computer 2:

Known System information:
CPU: Intel Celeron D (I have no idea what the "D" is supposed to represent)
Ram: None
OS: Xp, SP (unknown)

Other Info:

- was thrown out by a neighbor who had left it sit in their garage for 3 years.
- a green light on the motherboard lights up when plugged in, but it won't turn on, and will make a slight buzzing noise. I read that this is most likely due to no RAM being in the computer, or somethings wrong with the PSU.
- was covered in dirt, grass, and who knows what else.
- Hard drive works, i'm just afraid to go past the "Windows has failed to boot" screen.

So, as the title states, what would be a good use for them? I was thinking of moving the fancy bench marking software over to my Windows 7 and do a Youtube video where i overload the computer with viruses, but i'd also like to see what's on the other hard drive.


 
 


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Computer 1: CoD Mapping? the only thing i can think about.
Computer 2:Connect the hard drive to your pc and see what's inside.
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Computer 1: CoD Mapping? the only thing i can think about.
Computer 2:Connect the hard drive to your pc and see what's inside.

I think I might just download Mod Tools and see what happens for a good laugh.

But the hard drive thing is a bit of an issue as I can't gain access to the BIOS to disable the CD-ROM drive, which the computer doesn't like starting without.

EDIT: it looks like the download page for Mod Tools is down...
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