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What to do with that old SD vidoe card. 2 months 7 hours ago #17305

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8 years ago I bought a laptop for my mother. It has a Radeon 4100 SDK that is now becoming so outdated that Flash Player websites deny it access. Because of the inaccessibility, I had buy another laptop for her. One of the things that turned me on the PC is backward compatibility. Now that looks yet another gimmick.
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What to do with that old SD vidoe card. 1 month 4 weeks ago #17307

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Laptops usually don't live for 8 years. Windows 10 doesn't support old software and firmware. Old Windows isn't supported. Built in obsolescence. Time to replace the laptop.
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What to do with that old SD vidoe card. 1 month 4 weeks ago #17319

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Virtualprivatesoloplayer wrote:
8 years ago I bought a laptop for my mother. It has a Radeon 4100 SDK that is now becoming so outdated that Flash Player websites deny it access. Because of the inaccessibility, I had buy another laptop for her. One of the things that turned me on the PC is backward compatibility. Now that looks yet another gimmick.

Well, you bought a machine that specifically sacrifices upgradability and modularity for the sake of mobility and ease of use - so I wouldn't fault the laptop for that.

Besides, Technology and Software still evolve and change, so it's near on impossible to correctly predict what the future will bring.
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What to do with that old SD vidoe card. 1 month 3 weeks ago #17356

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Indeed, just after getting this big rig running with what I thought was current tech turned out to be outdated already.


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