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    Hi all, This is my first post and first carputer..

    I'm reading up as much as possible but i'm not sure of the next step?

    I want to run centrafuse as front with bluetooth, wifi, gps, and dvd with a 8"-10" lilliput screen.

    All this will be going into my merc vito van so space isn't a problem!

    I have a low buget at the moment so the above a wait other than the screen of couse, want i want to do is have a system that i can expand apon.

    I have the chose of a friends Dell OptiPlex 745 Desktop (doesn't have a hard drive as it was a exbusiness desktop) but is pretty new..As i'm pretty new to all this is it a case of just buying a new hard drive and installing an o/s on it?? ..not sure if the pc had a passworg but shouldn't matter as theres no hard drive?

    Sorry for the noob bad!

    Or a

    Mini-ITX ultra slim PC

    The machine has inside it a winNET P680 v1.0 motherboard

    Brief Spec:-
    Onboard 1Ghz Via C7 Esther CPU
    Onboard Graphics Card with VGA & DVI Output
    Onboard Sound Card
    Onboard 10/100 Ethernet / Network Card (Bootable)
    1 x PCI Slot (riser card needed)
    1x SODimm Slot - 1x 256Mb DDR2 - 533Mhz
    1 x IDE Ports 44pin (for 2.5" drives)
    1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
    1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
    2 x RS232 / Serial / Com Port
    1 x LPT Port
    1 x VGA Port
    1 x DVI Port
    2 x Rear USB Ports (Bootable)
    2 x Front USB Ports (Bootable)
    Internal Speaker

    Comes with PSU and UK Mains Power Cable

    Cheers Paul