Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Greetings and Salutations


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 fl_rider

fl_rider

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:29 PM

Posted 06 October 2012 - 08:16 AM

Bleeping Computer has been a great help to me and I thought I should say Hi! and Thanks!

I got started working on computers waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in 1992. My first system was a Zenith 386 SX20 with 2 MB of RAM and an 80 MB Hard Drive. ((It was a rocket) or at least I thought so)

I ride a 1967 Harley Davidson FL, hence the name fl_rider. I have owned that bike since 1974.

Thanks for all the great information here at Bleeping Computer!!

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 jgweed

jgweed

  • Members
  • 28,473 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Chicago, Il.
  • Local time:10:29 PM

Posted 06 October 2012 - 08:31 AM

Hey, at least your first computer had a hard drive; some of us remember using computers with 64K ram and a tape drive.
Welcome to BC!
Cheers,
John
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one should be silent.

#3 rotor123

rotor123

  • Moderator
  • 8,093 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:New Jersey
  • Local time:11:29 PM

Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:50 AM

My first computer had 16K and tape until I got a floppy drive for it. A friend started out with 4K and tape.
Then I put together a IBM PC Clone with a 8Mhz 8088 and dual 360k Floppies, followd by a 80286 at 10Mhz then 386SX, 486, etc.

At least you had 64K to start.

Cheers
Roger

Fortune Cookie says: Fortune not Found: Abort, Retry, Ignore?

Sent from my All-In-One Desktop. Perfect for Internet, Not for heavy usage or gaming however.

How Does a computer get Infected? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/2520/how-did-i-get-infected/
Forum Rules,    The BC Welcome Guide

167 @ June 2015





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users