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Techie Corner

Following the flood of questions asking for more details as to how I do all this (well there was one question anyway), I have created this page which describes the hardware and software that I use to do my day job (creating software) and my other activities (everything else).

Hardware (workstation) Hardware (server)
Gateway 2000 Pentium 133 Windows 95 Workstation Gateway 2000 Pentium II 266 Mhz Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • 80 MB Ram
  • 3.6 GB of EIDE HDD
  • Sanyo 4-Speed CD 3 disk autochanger
  • Iomega Jaz 1GB Removable HDD (SCSI)
  • Iomega Zip 100MB Floppy (SCSI)
  • HP Laserjet 4L Printer
  • HP Scanjet 4c 1200dpi flatbed scanner
  • US Robotics Sportster Flash 56K modem
  • Hauppauge Win/TVpci TV/Teletext card
  • Matrox Millenium Video Card
  • Adaptec 2940 SCSI-2 Card
  • 80 MB RAM
  • 12.8 GB of Ultra ATA HDD
  • 24 Speed CDROM
  • Iomega 100MB Floppy (ATAPI)
  • STB Virge Graphics
  • Adaptec 2940 Ultra Wide SCSI
  • 3COM 100 MBits LAN
  • Microcom Deskporte 56K Modem
   
Software in use includes: Software in use includes:
   
  • MS Office Professional 97
  • MS Frontpage 97
  • MS Publisher 95
  • Corel Draw 7
  • Paintshop Pro
  • Netscape Communicator 4
  • MS Internet Explorer 3
  • WS FTP 95 LE
  • Netload
  • Forte Agent 1.5 (News & Email)
  • VT Plus Teletext Software
  • Visual Basic 4
  • Perl 5
  • Programmers File Editor (PFE)
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • MS Internet Information Server
  • MS SQL Server 6.5
  • MKS Toolkit

Internet presence is provided by UUNet Pipex Netbenefit and Easynet
Earlier viewers who read my tirade against Compuserve may be interested to know that I dropped them in mid-1997.


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