• Start old pc for the first time - what to look out for?

    From dozo@21:1/126 to All on Fri Jan 20 08:00:51 2023
    Greetings all,

    I dug up an old pc from our storage unit tonight, which has been in storage
    for 25 years, may be longer. I was sure it was my 386, but now that I took
    the cover off, it looks like it's an early Pentium. Good thing I bought a tested 386 board a few weeks ago :)

    My question is: what should I pay attention to when first booting a pc this old? Would I check all the capacitors on the board and in the PSU? Should I open up the PSU?

    Any advice is appreciated :)



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