Neil (nt) wrote,

I've got my new PC up and running. I put everything together, formatted the C: drive and installed Windows XP and the motherboard drivers. The only problem I encountered was that my keyboard had the old AT-style connector, instead of the new PS/2 connector. I didn't realize that standard had changed. Anyway, I made a quick trip to Radio Shack for a converter, which solved the problem. I'm also using a USB-to-PS/2 mouse converter which came with my mouse, so as to free up a USB port.

I'm going for supper now. I may do some more when I get back (I still need to format the other partitions on my hard drive, and I want to install some utilities to check the memory and monitor the CPU temperature).

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