I have a Packard Bell 1992 laptop. It has a total of 50 MBs hard drive and 1 MB of memory.
Make a lamp out of it. Use as an anchor or doorstop. Use for a base when playing baseball. Use it to keep balloons from flying away. Reimagine horse shoes and use it as an essential component. Paint teeth on it and make a pretend alligator. Use as one bookend of a necessarily unmatched set. Paint it to look like a scale with your favorite weight on it. (Weigh every day.) Hang it by the electrical cord and pretend it's a pinata.
Keep it by your bed and use it to hit burglars with it
Hilarious answer, John!
Put one of the versions of PCLinuxOS on it and you will have a great computer.
I have an old embroidery machine that has to be connected to a PC running DOS. That would do it.
You can load DOS
+telecommunicate with BBSes via Ext Modem (using Telix, Procomm etc)
+surf the web graphically with Arachne Dos web browser
+turn it into a portable classic gaming machine with DOS games (HHG, D&D..)
AND console games: Atari 2600, Colecovision,Nintendo Gameboy and NES games (via DOS emulators)
+read and write notes and texts
and ebooks (xfered to plain txt format)
can you not put a linux distro on it?
If you're into old DOS games, you can install DOS on it and play the classics. Still, those aren't amazing specs; newer games like the original Doom wouldn't work on it.
I can't think of much else you can do with it.
Hello, thank you for you answer. Amazinly enough, it still works ok. I run diferent versions of DOS from floppy discs. It runs on 4 D batteries which don't last too long. Consider this questions as solved.
Thanks for the feedback!