Privacy and Purpose
No collection of private information occurs here, unless you consent that you need something shipped to you, then it is shared only with a shipper, so it stays private. After years with an I.T. Degree as a Certified Trainer and training thousands of everyday users in over 70 cities for companies like Apple and Microsoft, I'm now retired from big business and I enjoy being the author and your personal host at ComputerHobby, a site funded primarily through donations. If you enjoy it please consider a small donation. Thanks!

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Legal Notice
Richard A. McFarland, via ("ComputerHobbyShop") maintains this site (the "Site") for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. All materials on this web site are intended for use only on this site, even if they do not contain copyright and other proprietary notices. The Site may post proprietary materials and offer sale items from Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop. Such postings may change or be updated without notice or in some cases, be discontinued. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, or use the contents of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without the written permission of ComputerHobbyShop. All company names, product brands and or logos used on this web site are the legal names and or registered trademarks of their respective companies, corporations and or their subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Your access and use of the Site is also subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions and acknowledge that any other agreement between you and ComputerHobbyShop that may govern or affect your access and use of the Site, regardless of form, is null and void.
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Terms and Conditions
1. You may not download material displayed on the Site for commercial, non-commercial, or personal use without permission from the site owner. You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Site without the prior written permission of ComputerHobbyShop. ComputerHobbyShop neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with ComputerHobbyShop.

2. While ComputerHobbyShop uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, ComputerHobbyShop makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. ComputerHobbyShop assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site.

3. This web site is intended for adult users only, and children under the age of 18 are not eligible to participate in the commercial features of this web site without the express permission and supervision of a parent and or legal guardian.

4. Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. Neither ComputerHobbyShop nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, all information on the Site is provided to you "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties. Because our web site is provided to you "As Is," you agree that Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop shall not be liable to you or any third party for any delay in delivery of, or failure to deliver any of your communications or other information you submit using our web site. Because our web site is provided to you "AS AVAILABLE," you agree that Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of our web site or your ability to access it. Neither Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop assumes responsibility, and shall not be liable for any reason on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site.

5. Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop or their affiliates for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Richard A. McFarland and ComputerHobbyShop are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

6. Images of people, places, or items displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Neither Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop have reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and neither is responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

7. Unless otherwise noted or agreed in writing, any items that purchased through the Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop Sites are subject to the "Guarantee" webpage for ComputerHobbyShop Terms and Conditions of Sale.

8. Although the Site may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Site, the Site is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information contained within such locations on the Site and said material(s) are stictly prohibited from being on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane materials or any material that could onstitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. This Site will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

9. Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop may also, by right of sole discretion at anytime, discontinue the Site, or any part there of, with or without notice. You agree that you do not have any rights in the Site and that neither Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop will have any liability to you if the Site is discontinued or your ability to access our web site is terminated.

10. ComputerHobbyShop may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound. You should also read the Limitation of Liability information below.


ComputerHobbyShop does not assume any responsibility for any errors which may appear on the ComputerHobbyShop web site or in any pricelist or advertisement. Nor does ComputerHobbyShop have any responsibility to support or update the same. ComputerHobbyShop retains the right to make changes to any items or any products offered at any time, without notice. NO WARRANTY OBLIGATION: ComputerHobbyShop is not obligated to warrant or replace any item or material items made available to you through this site.

* All third party company names are the registered trademarks of their respective companies and mention of those or any other names or product brands here-in does not represent any endorsement from the same.

U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS: The Materials and information here-in are provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in FAR52.227014 and DFAR252.227-7013, et seq., or its successor. Use of the Materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Richard A. McFarland and ComputerHobbyShop proprietary rights in them.

Copyright Notice
Copyright 2024, Richard A. McFarland and ComputerHobbyShop. All rights reserved. The content that is provided on this site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and logos, is owned by either Richard A. McFarland or ComputerHobbyShop or the party that has provided the content to us and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Richard A. McFarland via ComputerHobbyShop is the sole and exclusive owner of the compilation of the content on this website, and this compilation is also protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unpermitted copying of any of this content could lead to copyright infringement.

Copyright Infringement Notice
It is the policy of ComputerHobbyShop to respond to claims of copyright infringement. ComputerHobbyShop will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) ("DMCA").
Pursuant to the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to a Service Provider's Designated Agent. Notification may be submitted via email to the following Designated Agent for this site:


Attn: Administrative Department
Subject: Pursuant to the DMCA [should be the subject of this email]

To be effective, the notification email must be a complete communication to the above Designated Department that includes the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

This official earnings disclaimer includes the following information:
a. We make no guarantees as your individual results may vary. You recognize and agree that we have made no implications, warranties, promises, suggestions, projections, representations or guarantees whatsoever to you about future prospects or earnings, or that you will earn any money, with respect to your purchase of any products, and that we have not authorized any such projection, promise, or representation by others. Any earnings or income statements, or any earnings or income examples, are only estimates of what private individuals might think you could earn. There is no assurance any items or materials you may receive will be fit for any purpose or as stated in any online media, educational videos, profit guides or othr such videos. If you rely upon any figures provided, you must accept the entire risk of not reveiving the values mentioned or doing as well as the information provided because individual results will vary.;
b. This principle of individual results varying applies whether the past or present value of items or any earnings or income from the items meet any examples which are monetary in nature or pertain to advertising credits which may be earned (whether such credits are convertible to cash or not). There is no assurance that any prior successes or past results as to earnings or winning(s) from any sponsored giveaway will be valued as income (whether monetary or advertising credits, whether convertible to cash or not) will apply, nor can any prior successes be used, as an indication of your future success or results from any of the information, content, or strategies. Any and all claims or representations as to property values or income or earnings (whether monetary or advertising credits, whether convertible to cash or not) are not to be considered as average earnings, since individual results cannot be guaranteed and thus cannot be represented at any of our websites;
c. Factors out of control, such as the economy, both where you do business, and on a national and even worldwide scale, creates additional uncertainty and economic risk. An economic recession or depression may negatively affect results or value of vintage collecible computer tech products. Any value assumed or any profit form the resale of such product(s) is not guaranted;
d. Information reasonably sufficient to permit your success or lack of it is not implied by us and your success in using the information provided at any of our websites depends on a variety of factors. We have no way of knowing how well you will do, as we do not know you, your background, your work ethic, your dedication, your motivation, your desire, or your business skills or practices. Therefore, we do not guarantee or imply that you will gain value in the products you may win nor that you will do as well, or that you will have any earnings, neither monetary or in credit forms, whether convertible to cash or not at all. Internet businesses and earnings derived therefrom, involve unknown risks and are not suitable for everyone. You may not rely on any information presented on the website or otherwise provided by us, unless you do so with the knowledge and understanding that you can experience significant losses (including, but not limited to, the loss of monies donated, paid to purchase any product or products, and/or monies spent setting up, operating, and/or marketing any product or products, and further, that you may have no earnings at all, whether monetary or in any other form such as credits or fiat currencies, whether recognizable by any governments and regardless of being convertible to cash or not and this includes any or all blockchain technology, whether a formally recognized currency or not;
e. Any information in this or any of our websites may only be considered as our opinion(s) of collectible item potential values and are not considered financial advice. Any and all statements here, in other materials contained on this or any of our websites or in materials purchased and/or downloaded from this or any of our websites, are intended to express opinions only and are not treated as financial advice. Materials contained on any of our websites or in materials purchased and/or downloaded from any of our websites may contain information that includes or is based upon forward-looking statements within the meaning of the securities litigation reform act of 1995. Forward-looking statements give our expectations or forecasts of future events. You can identify these statements by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They use words such as 'anticipate', 'estimate', 'expect', 'project', 'intend', 'plan', 'believe', and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with a description of potential value of collectible items or financial performance and thus many factors will be important in determining your actual results and no guarantees are made that you will achieve results similar to ours or anybody else, in fact no guarantees are made that you will achieve any results from our products, ideas and techniques in any of our materials;
f. You are advised to do your own due diligence when it comes to making purchasing decisions and you should use caution and seek the advice of qualified professionals. You should check with your accountant, lawyer, or professional advisor, before donating, acting on this or any information. You may not consider any examples, documents, or other content on the website or otherwise provided by us to be the equivalent of professional advice. Nothing contained on the website or in materials available for sale or download on the website provides professional advice in any way. You should consult with your own accountant, lawyer, or professional advisor for any questions you may have. We assume no responsibility for any losses or damages resulting from your use of any link, information, or opportunity contained within the website or within any information disclosed by the owner of this site in any form whatsoever;
g. Although we believe the price is fair for the value that you receive, you understand and agree that the purchase price for any of our products has been arbitrarily set by us. This price bears no relationship to objective standards nor can it be assumed as a market standard purchase price and in fact may be lower than other or similar sites. All of the statements contained here-in are to be considered when determining our official earnings disclaimer.

Important Information
Important Notice: Product prices and product availability are subject to change. Neither Richard A. McFarland nor ComputerHobbyShop are responsible for any error that may appear on this web site or our price sheet. Prices listed are current at the time they are posted. All items in your shopping cart are guaranteed to be the price that is listed unless you respond to our email that you are willing to accept a price change. All items are subject to availability. If an item is no longer available the full charged amount will be instantly refunded and you will be notify by return email. Remember: To join the fun, please consider a small donation and thank you for visiting Richard's ComputerHobbyShop!