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Convert An Old PC Into A Gaming System

Convert An Old PC Into A Gaming System

Published by dandav2

Laptop Convert An Old PC Into A Gaming System

Ever wanted to relive those games you played as a kid. I am here to help you live that dream. This Tutorial will take 2-3 hours I used the following for this:

HP Kayak Workstation PII @ 400 MHZ
Hercules GameSurround Fortissmo II
Standard PS/2 Keybord/Mouse
10 GB Hard drive
Sony 40x CD-R Drive
ATI Radeon 9200 SE PCI
TATUNG 17' Monitor

Software Used:
CD Burner XP
MS-DOS 7.10 Install CD (From Syschat)
5 CD-R Discs

Download and burn the MS-DOS 7.10 Install Disc from Our Community

Burn A CD Containing All Your Favorite Games From Yesteryear
A Great Place To Start is Home Of The Underdogs If you are an old consoles fan be sure and check out Zophar's Domain For Win/DOS based Emulators

Make A CD For Any Drivers For Your Hardware Make Sure They Are Compatible With MS-DOS For Drivers Visit Driver Guide

Power Down your PC & Insert The MS-DOS 7 Disc

Install MS-DOS 7 And Any Drivers For Your Hardware

Install any Programs/Games You Compiled On Your Disc

STEP 7 (Optional):
Run A ScanDisk & Defrag to Ensure Optimal System Performance

You Now Have A Custom made PC Dedicated To Preserving The Classics Of Yesterday.

I did this initially as a project to give me a retrogaming system. So I thought I'd pass this knowledge onto all you wonderful "Geeks" as they call us on TechTV.

Thanks for trying out my tutorial

Daniel DaVinci
Old Games Junkie/Desktop Designer

By Kota_in on 03-27-2007, 07:26 AM
Default Convert an old PC into a gaming system

This can be possible with a old toshiba 420 CDT?
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By desbest on 04-05-2007, 02:42 PM

Originally Posted by Kota_in View Post
This can be possible with a old toshiba 420 CDT?
of course it cant!
unless you install buzzsaw, get an external hardrive and install new ram into your pc
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