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Skinner, Assistant Director Walter: fict. pers.

  1. Character in the Fox Network television series The X Files played by actor Mitch Pileggi.
  2. An ex-Marine with a stern sense of duty, the Bureau's Assistant Director Walter Skinner sometimes has little patience with Mulder's unorthodox methods of investigation. He has been forced to shut down the X-Files, but decided to reopen them on his own authority. Skinner seems to be caught between two agendas: agents Mulder and Scully on one side and the Cigarette-Smoking Man on the other. Frequent visits by the CSM portray Skinner as another Syndicate lackey, but his efforts on behalf of Mulder and Scully "through unofficial channels" clearly show his concern for the agents and their work.
[Source: The X Files, Fox Television]


How and when machine obtained:

  • Donated by Steven Humble.

History prior to arrival at UCC:

  • [?]

UCC history of machine:

  • [TRS] tried various combinations of SIMMs in an attempt to get more memory - and succeeded. Skinner now has 12MB of RAM (4 onboard, 8 in SIMMs) when before it only had 8MB (4 onboard, 4 in SIMMs)

Current machine tasks:

  • Used as a graphical-interface user terminal.

Current software configuration:

  • [?]

Current hardware configuration:

  • 19" HP monitor
  • 12 Mb RAM

Future plans for machine:

  • None

Special notes:

  • [?]


  • Stephen Humble

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