Originally Posted by omni550
I thought everything was going along great and had just written a nice post to that effect for this forum. Just when I hit the "submit reply" button, I got a "database error" message and my post "evaporated"....
The database error was a problem with the software running this board, not your laptop. I had the same thing happen around the same time; but, it was a very short lived issue.
Congratulations for learning so much so quickly and for taking the time to reuse these old machines.