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Who's Owned/installed The Most Computers ?

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I've known a lot of computers in my time, who has owned the most computers at any one time ?

Who has installed the most computers for others ?

I'm confident I can win both - but lets see what others have to say on the matter first.

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I've known a lot of computers in my time, who has owned the most computers at any one time ?

Who has installed the most computers for others ?

I'm confident I can win both - but lets see what others have to say on the matter first.

I work in a very large Comprehensive school which is also an I.T. specialist college. I have no idea how many computers there are in the building but they were installed by the I.T. technician / network manager.

I will have to ask him for a number to answer your question.

Unfortunately, you should have asked me this yeasterday, - you will now have to wait 6 weeks before I can get you an answer.

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I've known a lot of computers in my time, who has owned the most computers at any one time ?

Who has installed the most computers for others ?

I'm confident I can win both - but lets see what others have to say on the matter first.

In my last job I was involved with a computer & networking course that ran each year.

It involved buying in about sixty computers at a time but not as complete units but as component parts.

In other words sixty cases with PSU's, sixty motherboards, processors, memory, hard drives, optical drives and so on.

Buying sixty identical sets of hardware presented huge problems because most suppliers were not set up to stock precisely identical components.

When we had obtained the necessary quantities the students would be instructed in how to assemble their computers and set to work.

They would then test them and at this point the faulty bits would be identified and further problems would ensue in trying to obtain refunds and replacements.

Installation of operating systems and software would follow together with setting up networking.

The students would then use "their" computer for the rest of the course.

When the students finished their course the computers would be put to general use until they were obsolete.

In this way very few "shop bought" desktop PC's were required and the computer base was kept reasonably up to date.

Unless you purchased poor spec components there wasn't any cost saving over buying complete units but of course the point was to teach PC building.

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I have 3 spectrums,laptop with Windows 7,laptop with Vista, computer with 2000,computer with 97, computer with ME, 2 computers with XP and computer with 3.5.

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I have 3 spectrums,laptop with Windows 7,laptop with Vista, computer with 2000,computer with 97, computer with ME, 2 computers with XP and computer with 3.5.

I make that 11 computers in total then.

However, it wouldn't be easy to network them all as the 8 bit spectrums, even with Interface 2 which allows networking of up to 64 spectrums, do not use the same system as the others.

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