There are many things you can do with old computers. Obviously, the easiest thing to do it properly dispose of it through an e-waste program. Of course, make sure you properly back up and wipe your drive before disposing of the computer.
But what if you want to re-purpose the machine for something else? There are many things you can do to re-purpose the computer for something else:
- Sell the various parts within the computer for a small chunk of change. Depending on how old the internal parts in the computer are, it can be sold for a small chunk of change
- Replace the old hard drive with a solid-state drive if you're still using a spinning hard drive. Putting in a solid-state drive can help speed up your old computer a bit and breath in some additional life into it
- If the machine is running an old operating system like Windows XP, consider installing Linux!