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    Does the second floppy cable have the twist?...

    Does the second floppy cable have the twist? Without the twist, the 5.25" drive would be showing up as DRIVE B with no DRIVE A which will confuse the BIOS. Same problem using the original cable with...
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    The Gateway 486 I had would not boot if one of...

    The Gateway 486 I had would not boot if one of the RAM sticks was not correctly in its slot. I would suggest removing all but one bank and double checking that bank is correctly inserted. I think the...
  3. It probably makes the same noise when running but...

    It probably makes the same noise when running but the noise of the fans and drives drowns it out. It may be possible to replace a component within the power supply with one that won't make the noise...
  4. Aptivas from that time period had softpower...

    Aptivas from that time period had softpower switches so it could automatically wake up when the phone rings or from the scheduler. Try adjusting it from both the BIOS and Windows 95 control panel.
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  5. setver.exe win200.bin 3.40 seems to be the...

    setver.exe win200.bin 3.40 seems to be the correct command.

    Though 700kB of RAM suggests a system using the video segments for code which negatively impacts the ability of Windows to use those...
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    The multiple CPUs on cards was a design concept...

    The multiple CPUs on cards was a design concept from ALR. A lot of support logic was needed and the price was very high. It did get a bit extreme;...
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    Besides the 1990 era proprietary connections,...

    Besides the 1990 era proprietary connections, there were the mesh Pentium-M concepts taking non-SMP processors into the world of massively parallel computing. I haven't heard of anyone trying...
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    Do you have a MMO to Socket 5 adapter? I thought...

    Do you have a MMO to Socket 5 adapter? I thought Tillamook was only available in a special packaging instead of a desktop socket. The whole issue is rather moot if the chip can't be installed on the...
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    I think millions of Thinkpad 700Cs were...

    I think millions of Thinkpad 700Cs were manufactured. So not rare but not enough to be sure to find one instantly. Prices I have seen range from $50 to $500.
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    Did you run setup after installing the 287?

    10 MHz 287 should work. You need at least a 6 MHz 287 because the 287 is run at 2/3 the clock speed of the 286. Even if the 287 was relabeled, it would...
  11. There is a service manual....

    There is a service manual. http://chiclassiccomp.org/docs/content/computing/RadioShack-Tandy/76-1001_PT210ServiceManual.pdf I suspect you got the operations manual at the same site. Stupid search...
  12. But it does not return a version number with an...

    But it does not return a version number with an "A," the nomenclature of 95A was invented to matched the actual returned versions of 95B and 95C.
  13. MS used B and C as a suffix when reporting the...

    MS used B and C as a suffix when reporting the version number. See https://www.operating-system.org/betriebssystem/_english/screen_gallery.php?bsgfx=microsoft/win95c/win95c-scr-09.png Confusing...
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    Bitsavers has a manual that explains how to fill...

    Bitsavers has a manual that explains how to fill out the cards in detail and the use of the template. It was an attempt to turn mark/sense cards into an equivalent to punch cards. Getting a character...
  15. There is a PDF with the same name located in...

    There is a PDF with the same name located in Bitsavers under the seattleComputer directory. 26 pages long. I can't know if the document you have matches the previously scanned one.
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    I was thinking that the easiest solution would be...

    I was thinking that the easiest solution would be to get the Brother WP to work with the Tandy PDD format. The Tandy PDD can be hooked up to a PC through the serial port. No messing with trying to...
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    Half height 360K drives are another option to get...

    Half height 360K drives are another option to get all the drives located inside the case.

    Updating the BIOS and upgrading the disk controller to high density capable is an option but the 1.2MB...
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    The other single sided 40 track 3.5" floppy drive...

    The other single sided 40 track 3.5" floppy drive line were the Epson SMD-110 and 150 which were capable of single density but were mostly used in double density modes. If anyone used it in single...
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    The Brother BPD-100 was used in the Tandy PDD for...

    The Brother BPD-100 was used in the Tandy PDD for the Tandy 100. Single sided, single density, 100k external drive. I believe the same model drive is what Brother used in many of their word...
  20. Does it have to be 320k? I don't know the...

    Does it have to be 320k? I don't know the Hyperion enough to determine if the 8-sector track is a necessity or if it works with the later 9 sector track. PC-DOS 1 and 1.1 shipped on 160k disks;...
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    The DR-DOS 6 command for multiple configurations...

    The DR-DOS 6 command for multiple configurations is SWITCH. That is perhaps the biggest challenge to using DR-DOS: some commands have different names while others have different options. A manual...
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    CP/M-86 did get the ability to handle...

    CP/M-86 did get the ability to handle subdirectories. https://www.seasip.info/Cpm/dosplus_fat.htm shows the programming technique. The versions that documented the directory interface included DOS in...
  23. I have used a few. Worked okay but range is a lot...

    I have used a few. Worked okay but range is a lot shorter than advertised and the adapters need to considerably larger than the port to have a signal that goes between rooms.

    A problem with using...
  24. If by IBM 486, you mean Blue Lightning, it will...

    If by IBM 486, you mean Blue Lightning, it will run Windows 95. I have such a system.
  25. Drives are still cheap. Toss it and move on. No...

    Drives are still cheap. Toss it and move on. No point in having it destroy another disk.
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