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Started by Tâf, February 07, 2020, 15:36:29 pm

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Tâf

My Vista machine is showing it age (12), so after a few failures, despite it being alive at the moment I've ordered a new one from PC Specialist. £570.

Case   PCS 6003B BLACK CASE
Processor (CPU)   AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Quad Core CPU (3.5GHz-4GHz/10MB CACHE/AM4)
Motherboard   ASUS® PRIME A320M-K: Micro-ATX, AM4, USB 3.0, 6GB/s
Memory (RAM)   32GB Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 2400MHz (2 x 16GB)
Graphics Card   1GB NVIDIA GEFORCE 710 - DVI, HDMI, VGA
1st Storage Drive   512GB PCS 2.5" SSD, SATA 6 Gb (520MB/R, 450MB/W)
DVD/BLU-RAY Drive   24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
Power Supply   CORSAIR 550W VS SERIES™ VS-550 POWER SUPPLY
Processor Cooling   PCS FrostFlow 100 V2 Series High Performance CPU Cooler (AMD)
Thermal Paste   ARCTIC MX-4 EXTREME THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY COMPOUND
Sound Card   ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
Wireless/Wired Networking   10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT (Wi-Fi NOT INCLUDED)
USB/Thunderbolt Options   MIN. 2 x USB 3.0 & 2 x USB 2.0 PORTS @ BACK PANEL + MIN. 2 FRONT PORTS
Operating System   Windows 10 Home 64 Bit - inc. Single Licence
Warranty   3 Year Silver Warranty (1 Year Collect & Return, 1 Year Parts, 3 Year Labour)

Tâf

I'm trialing a few programs to replace what I normally use, but will probably not work in Win10.

This might help  https://www.groovypost.com/howto/enable-16-bit-application-support-windows-10/

But in case I have ported data to OpenOffice (free), a homegrown version of Cardfile, and the accounting program AceMoney (£36).