Does anyone have an idea of what i could do with an old laptop?

I have an old Dell Latitude CPi R and i wanted to do something like this but i dont know how i would be able to do it, but i want to do something instead of throwing it out. unfortunately i cant find the power supply

orksecurity6 years ago
I'd get a power supply and set it up as a network server for a shared terabyte-or-larger disk drive and/or a printer, and/or plug it into my stereo system and use it as a jukebox machine. (In fact I have an old laptop which has spent most of its time doing exactly that, though I've occasionally used it for other server and communications tasks.)
Vyger6 years ago
You can also get notebook power supply's really cheap on E bay.

If you get it working and you have a younger brother or sister you could give it to them. Undying gratitude probably will not be the reaction you get, but at least you made a gesture.
iceng6 years ago
Try these places for that power supply.
Goldmine
http://www.mpja.com/
Good luck