However, it has a BIOS password. He send me the stuff from www.dellpassword.com however it doesn't have stuff for the Dell 6000i, only the 6000d. Plus, it includes unsoldering a leg of the the chip, which is beyond my skills.
Did I basically buy myself a brick? He is trying to get the original owners name so ownership can be transferred, but it seems to be it's a long trail back.