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December 4, 2013
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Funding approved to buy 1,700 state computers

State workers who have been nursing that now ancient computer for years should soon start seeing modern replacements show up on their desks. The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved spending more than $1 million to replace a total of 1,745 computers in the executive branch. Deputy Director of Administration Mike Torvinen told the Board of Examiners agencies have not replaced the old computers in part because of the state’s budget woes over the past several years. He said it’s time to replace them now because Microsoft has announced it will no longer support the XP operating system in those …

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