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    I have several USB-IDE enclosures and all seem to...

    I have several USB-IDE enclosures and all seem to work fairly well. I can't exactly recommend them by brand since the brands involved are defunct; two were house brands at Radio Shack. I don't know...
  2. Sierra also released a better known word...

    Sierra also released a better known word processor: Homeword. See http://nerdlypleasures.blogspot.com/2014/08/homeword-sierra-onlines-easy-to-use.html

    Screenwriter was also known as Superscribe,...
  3. You may want to try a search using "Screenwriter...

    You may want to try a search using "Screenwriter II" within quotation marks. That turns up some reviews for me.

    IIRC, the main feature Screenwriter II had to set itself apart was the ability to...
  4. The one I have near me is an IBM ActiveScroll...

    The one I have near me is an IBM ActiveScroll mouse (Model MOSZW) with a copyright on the box of 2000. It comes with a PS/2 to serial adapter in the box.
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  5. Which mouse are you using? I have used mice that...

    Which mouse are you using? I have used mice that supported PS/2 to serial port adapter but the mouse needs to have built-in support for both protocols. Some PS/2 mice won't work with the adapter; USB...
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    Heat is heat and LEDs will add heat by drawing...

    Heat is heat and LEDs will add heat by drawing power. Now, if there was an advantage to having LEDs hidden inside the case, I would be all for it but I can't think of one.
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    Where I am, keypunches were retired and scrapped...

    Where I am, keypunches were retired and scrapped more than 30 years ago. I am sure that had anyone volunteered to take one home, the offer would have been happily accepted. Hauling away something as...
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    There are also differences between manufacturers...

    There are also differences between manufacturers suggested memory settings. https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geil-evo_x_ii-amd-edition-ddr4-3600-16gb shows one example that performs nicely with...
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    AMD sold off the foundries to create Global...

    AMD sold off the foundries to create Global Foundries because that was what was left for AMD to sell off. They had already done the classic stunts to get short term cash like selling and then leasing...
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    Plenty of people have managed to fold a floppy;...

    Plenty of people have managed to fold a floppy; it just doesn't work when unfolded. The magnetic coated paper Brush Mail-A-Disc which Timex licensed may have been easier to fold but probably suffers...
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    Retrohun did the boot into a game loaded via the...

    Retrohun did the boot into a game loaded via the cassette port almost 3 years ago. J.R. Bogin did it though a ROM design but nothing really precludes someone who wanted to from taking the two...
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    I like it even if the utility is fairly limited.

    I like it even if the utility is fairly limited.
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    Chrome is the browser. At least with the version...

    Chrome is the browser. At least with the version of Chrome I am using, under Settings, there is an option for Search Engine which allows one to change the default search engine to any of 5 listed in...
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    Please note that you can not use a 34-pin floppy...

    Please note that you can not use a 34-pin floppy cable with a twist for two MFM hard drives. You will need to either find a straight through cable and set the drive select manually or find the...
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    The 5161 shipped with an Xebec controller that...

    The 5161 shipped with an Xebec controller that could support 2 drives. Because of some design mistakes, the first Xebec controller as supplied by IBM only worked with the ST-412 thus the second drive...
  16. There were some thin clients based on the Pentium...

    There were some thin clients based on the Pentium M and I think that some earlier Intel CPUs were used for the role though the Via SoC was much more common.
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  17. Some government and academic software was public...

    Some government and academic software was public domain from creation and thus, if you can find a copy, can be legally copied to your heart's content. Unfortunately, in many cases, it would cost more...
  18. Thread: DFIV Bug

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    No. Intel also replaced some 75, 90, and 100 MHz...

    No. Intel also replaced some 75, 90, and 100 MHz models. https://web.archive.org/web/20090511094631/http://www.intel.com/support/processors/pentium/sb/CS-012748.htm# I guess Intel tested to make sure...
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    How brave do you feel about contacting someone?
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcolombo worked on the disk system for the CDI dot so might have an idea. Or might have pitched everything 35 years ago.
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    I think it is necessary to extract the program...

    I think it is necessary to extract the program from the T64 archive before passing it to cbmbasic. Have you tried loading the T64 from a C64 emulator?

    I suspect with most complex C64 BASIC...
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    You could run the program inside an emulator....

    You could run the program inside an emulator. Otherwise, I hope it runs on the C64 BASIC implementation on Windows or you will be facing a long process rewriting the BASIC program into the different...
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    Maybe...

    Maybe https://thec64community.online/thread/426/inside-thec64-maxi can answer some questions about the board? At least, offers a lot of pictures of it though given the pace of development, there...
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    Have you successfully formatted and written to a...

    Have you successfully formatted and written to a blank diskette and then read that disk after? If the drive heads are dirty or damaged, the drive may not be able to read any disk.

    Which...
  24. TRS-IAN prefers the 81. There were a couple of...

    TRS-IAN prefers the 81. There were a couple of threads here and elsewhere that discussed the differences between models though the only ones I can locate quickly are...
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    CompuServe dates back to 1969 for business use...

    CompuServe dates back to 1969 for business use with the consumer services starting in 1979.
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