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Offline airboy

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Tech Housecleaning
« on: February 29, 2020, 06:58:55 PM »
Today I finished cleaning my office.  This included moving my big computer desk, thoroughly wiping everything down, taking the PC box off, and vacuuming up all of the accumulated dust.

I try to do this every six months, but it was 9 months since the last time I did this.  Because my PC is liquid cooled, the dust level was a fraction of what it was with an air cooled machine.  Still, there was accumulated dust.

Since I retired and shut down my businesses and also disposed of almost all of my academic stuff, I was able to toss four of my five filing cabinets and about four bookcases worth of stuff.  Fortunately, the three big bookcases and three filing cabinets were at my university office and never made it home.  But even my home office is down one of two filing cabinets and one bookcase.
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Offline demjansk1942

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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2020, 06:57:59 PM »
I have to get rid of stuff one of these days.

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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2020, 09:58:35 PM »
I have to get rid of stuff one of these days.

I've been saying that for years now.  :-[ 

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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2020, 08:37:11 AM »
I still have Borland C manuals and disks I can bear to part with.

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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2020, 08:41:56 AM »
My severe allergies drive me into action on old paper.

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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2020, 04:20:46 PM »
You can pry my stuff from my cold dead hands.
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Re: Tech Housecleaning
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2020, 05:28:08 PM »
My severe allergies drive me into action on old paper.
They're inside a cabinet with my 3.5 inch drives and IDE cables, so I don't have to smell them.