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  1. P.S. I'm assuming you've seen this page too Dusty...

    P.S. I'm assuming you've seen this page too Dusty
    https://www.classic-computers.org.nz/system-80/software_esf_archive-imaging.htm

    Tez
  2. Cheers Dusty, Don't forget I have a small...

    Cheers Dusty,

    Don't forget I have a small archive site for digital images of Stringy Floppy programs. I'd love more!!
    https://www.classic-computers.org.nz/system-80/software_esf_archive.htm
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  3. You mean a normal Stringy floppy drive Dusty? I...

    You mean a normal Stringy floppy drive Dusty? I don't know if it's ever been done but I can't imagine it would be easy.

    Tez
  4. Here in New Zealand and Australia there was also...

    Here in New Zealand and Australia there was also 80-Micro. This supported the TRS-80 M1 clone the Dick Smith System 80/Video Genie along with the Tandy I/III and (to a lesser extent) CoCo. Towards...
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    Dick Smith System 80 site updates

    Apologies for cross-posting. I've added a few new bits and pieces to the Dick Smith System 80 site. If anyone is interested, take a look at the first three entries under the link.
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    Yikes, sounds like a challenging project! ...

    Yikes, sounds like a challenging project!

    Good luck!

    Tez
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    Well done. It's an intricate business and I can...

    Well done. It's an intricate business and I can understand your sense of accomplishment.

    Tez
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    Quick question following on from the...

    Quick question following on from the conversation. Does this mean I can install a Linux distro on a Win 10 machine using VirtualBox? I've never considered doing this, but might be useful for getting...
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    That's cool. Yea virtualization certainly saves...

    That's cool. Yea virtualization certainly saves storage space. The few real legacy and MS-DOS and Windows machines I keep around in physical form is primarily to read/analyse floppy disks.

    Tez
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    Yes, that is definitely the problem. This...

    Yes, that is definitely the problem. This machine is one I bought with a research grant years ago, when my Uni had Windows 7 as their corporate OS. About 2 years ago (or maybe longer) they moved to...
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    Your guess is as good as mine Chuck. I didn't...

    Your guess is as good as mine Chuck. I didn't use the ISO. I just downloaded the Windows Media Creation tool and started a direct upgrade on the Windows 7 Pro that was installed.

    I suspect...
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    Just follow the instructions in that article I...

    Just follow the instructions in that article I cited in the first post. This one:
    https://www.techsupportall.com/upgrade-windows-7-to-windows-10-for-free-even-in-2018/

    Tez
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    Opps, I misspoke. I meant to say I have...

    Opps, I misspoke. I meant to say I have VirtualBox emulated machines, not vmWare ones. I USED to use vmWare up until about a year ago but switched to VirtualBox primarily because one of my Windows...
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    LOL. You might not want to Chuck, but I wanted...

    LOL. You might not want to Chuck, but I wanted to. Horses for courses.

    I've been using Windows 10 on two other machines at home, so I've become familiar with it. For what I do (Word...
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    Windows 10 still free for Windows 7 users!

    In my vintage computer shack I had (until the weekend) a Windows 7 machine I used primarily as my gateway to the Internet out there. I declined the free Windows 10 upgrade nag that went around when...
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    I have a Classic II. Since I've replaced the...

    I have a Classic II. Since I've replaced the caps, I find it's my "goto" machine when I want to extract files from dsdd Mac floppies or just play around with Mac Stuff. Yes, it's slower than my...
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    Thanks for this. Downloaded...just in case :)

    Thanks for this. Downloaded...just in case :)
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    The Model 1 ESF needed no customised ROM in the...

    The Model 1 ESF needed no customised ROM in the computer. The 2k or so ROM was in the ESF unit itself and patched into an unused space above BASIC yet before user RAM. You can pick up that ROM...
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    Yes, it was interesting how the ESF tapped into...

    Yes, it was interesting how the ESF tapped into that "unused" section at the top of Level II ROM reserved space to provide functionality. Came with a keyboard debounce routine if need and could...
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    Correction. This is officially known as ESOS...

    Correction. This is officially known as ESOS (Exatron Stringy Operating System) (even though the manual title say "Exatron BASIC Operating System")

    Tez
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    Yes, I agree with all the above. Most of the...

    Yes, I agree with all the above. Most of the problems I've ever had with reading disks (apart from the odd sticky drive rails) has been bad disks.

    Tez
  22. Thread: Cas2wav?

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    No worries Jon, If you want quick driving...

    No worries Jon,

    If you want quick driving instructions on the machine, check here:

    https://www.classic-computers.org.nz/system-80/driving_instructions.htm

    This is for a Model 1 clone, but...
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    EBOS (Exatron BASIC Operating System)

    Hi,

    From the "Archiving the obscure" Dept.

    I'm on the hunt for this program. EBOS which stands for Exatron BASIC Operating System for use with the Stringy Floppy. Written by Thomas Wheeler in...
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    Hahaha. I'm impressed, even though I only...

    Hahaha. I'm impressed, even though I only understand 1/2 of what's been discussed. (:

    Tez
  25. Thread: Cas2wav?

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    Hmm...this is normal behavior after a machine...

    Hmm...this is normal behavior after a machine language program has been loaded in from tape. The user has to enter "/" to activate the program. Do you mean that even when you do this, it doesn't...
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