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commodorejohn
February 10th, 2014, 07:58 PM
http://i.imgur.com/CvCXNJl.jpg?2
Rescued this from the recycle center today - judging by the "PC Car Book" disk and the filthy internal condition, it was obviously used in a garage, but it came right up without a problem; the only issue is that the floppy drive doesn't work on account of seriously needing a cleaning. It's got 640KB RAM and a 10MB hard disk. I'm gonna go back tomorrow and see if they have the proprietary CGA/HGC combo monitor to match the video card, but for now I've got it configured to work with a standard CGA monitor instead. Looks like I finally have something to stick that V30 I've got hanging around in!

A few questions: does anyone have 360KB disk images for Compaq DOS 3.31? And how does one access the hard disk configuration for the BIOS? I'm toying with the idea of putting the 10MB drive in my 5150 and the 20MB drive in here... And finally, is there a utility to disable the annoying PC speaker keyclick sounds automatically, without having to manually hit Ctrl-Alt-Minus several times?

Stone
February 11th, 2014, 03:13 AM
I have the Compaq SETUP/DIAGNOSTICS Version 8.00 Revision B if that any help to you.

commodorejohn
February 11th, 2014, 09:21 AM
I have the Compaq SETUP/DIAGNOSTICS Version 8.00 Revision B if that any help to you.
That'd definitely be nice.

Stone
February 11th, 2014, 10:07 AM
You can get it here... (http://oldcomputers.net/compaqiii.html)