Believe me, I'm well aware of that. I not only check the date of manufacture, but do several thorough tests as well before using it.
Like I said, this is just a very old Laptop I'm screwing around with, and for 20 bucks, I don't really care if it works or not.
However, I'm pretty sure this one will work just fine. --
I had a life once.....now I have a Computer and a Modem.