Raiders Of The Lost Walmart Need To Mail This Rebate Before July 1, 2004

Do you have a slightly older computer that would work with slightly old anti-virus software? If so, stop by your nearest big-box store. The Raiders of the Lost Walmart, brave seekers of retail antiquities, have found large caches of ancient security programs for sale at big-box discount and office supply stores.

Stephen found this program from 2011 at Staples.


What’s that? Not old enough, you say? How about this one from…Oh. 2011 also. Clif found it at Target.


Fine. How about a real retail antiquity, and one from Walmart while we’re at it? Matt writes, “Avanquest is up to version 15 or higher now. Even if you had a perfectly working 486, 586, or early model Pentium to install it on, the publisher will not even let you register it or get any updates for it. I know because I tried to reinstall it after replacing a crashed HDD on an old system.”





The “upgrade” rebate has to be the best part: it would be harder to date this artifact if it weren’t for that handy bit of information.

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