PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM/CVD Custom Video Display


I have a question, the other day a friend of mine gave me a big computer with an integrated video display, manufactured by CVD. I tried to turn it on but I couldnt, so i opened it switched the power cables on the motherboard because the power switch went to a A/C adapter hole, and switched it with the reset button. now it turned on, it haves windows XP and its touch screen, Went to the settings and it doesnt say the display adapter information. I was wondering has anyone ever seen something like this, it looks like part of a machine that they use in hospitals and the likes... Im gonna take some pictures later, but what do I have in my hands?


Well, I can give a little information but the 'Custom' part of that description is literal so I have no idea what it was designed for. Apparently CVD designed and built custom made computers for various purposes back in the early 2000s, like 2004.

Their site, such as it is, is here: http://cvdinc.blogspot.com/

Best guess, probably some sort of unit for a Doctors office or something. You might be able to get an idea of what it was for from the machine itself. Like the PC Name, or perhaps My Documents, or any files that might still be on it.

Kind of cool find there though. I'd find some sort of use for it just because it's unique.

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Mike Rigsby


Areas of expertise: PC Hardware, Peripherals, Barcode Scanners, Printers, and Applications, Networking, Microsoft Applications. I am good at researching issues and have a lot of contacts in the IT industry. So, if I can't directly answer a question I can likely find the answer. Areas I won't be much help in: Apple Computers, Linux, older Networking technologies like Token Ring, or Thick/Thinnet.


I'm currently a Network Administrator for a contract circuit board manufacturer in Oregon, USA. I've been working on PCs from a hobby standpoint for better than 25 years. I've been doing it professionally for 4+ years.


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