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    You have 3 display adapters? I’ve never seen...

    You have 3 display adapters? I’ve never seen more than 2 in an XT. That’s pretty cool. Do they all work at once?
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    But the PC was a lot cheaper than the 5100, so...

    But the PC was a lot cheaper than the 5100, so they did learn quite a bit. It's a lot easier to justify the extra cost of some IBM blue sky if it's $1500 - $2500 and not $8000 - $20,000.
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    Perhaps you need to run the 3c5x9cfg program, you...

    Perhaps you need to run the 3c5x9cfg program, you might need to put it in a 286 or better to do that, and the put it back in the 8088.
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    This one has way more activity. I wonder if a...

    This one has way more activity. I wonder if a moderator could merge them.
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    There were two threads posted at close to the...

    There were two threads posted at close to the same time: http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?75235-GW-BASIC-source-code-released
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    There is a Hercules version of spacewar that I...

    There is a Hercules version of spacewar that I played a lot. I also played chess but I don’t recall what exactly it was, and I wasn’t very good so it might not have been either. I also think I had...
  7. Thread: Dell 316LT

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    I’m sure people would be interested. How much do...

    I’m sure people would be interested. How much do you want?
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    I've wondered about this, since when you try to...

    I've wondered about this, since when you try to go the the website for windows 98 updates, it actually takes you somewhere that looks right, but then it asks you to update something, and it never...
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    This is not correct. Windows 2000 will still...

    This is not correct. Windows 2000 will still update, and windows XP will still activate. The issue is the root certificates must bee updated first, and for 2000 you also need to manually update IE...
  10. Is this what you need? ...

    Is this what you need? https://winworldpc.com/product/ibm-pc-3270-emulation-program/200
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    There are CD's you can boot from that will load...

    There are CD's you can boot from that will load the registry and either blank or set the password.

    Something like this: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html

    Oh and since you...
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    The drive or the disk? If the disk was upside...

    The drive or the disk? If the disk was upside down, it will definitely not work, unless it's a special disk that has two index holes in the jacket.
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    Is the blocked hole a removable pin? On my 5170...

    Is the blocked hole a removable pin? On my 5170 I think it was the floppy connector had a blocked pin like that when I swapped controller. I was able to remove it with a needle.


    That...
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    The compaq portable (or portable plus, same thing...

    The compaq portable (or portable plus, same thing really) hard drive controller only supports one drive size. I guess as long as all of the specs are the same or less than the tandon you should be...
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    Looking at the seagate and DTC controllers that I...

    Looking at the seagate and DTC controllers that I have, when looking at the connector on the card, pin one is all the way to the left and on the bottom for both the control cable and the data cables....
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    One of the western digital manuals said something...

    One of the western digital manuals said something about "error reading fixed disk" if the parameters entered don't match the disk. Perhaps that Tandon drive isn't the model it seems to be? That...
  17. The non plus version of the rampage 286 says on...

    The non plus version of the rampage 286 says on the title page that it’s for the IBM AT and XT 286, so I’d assume that means that it supports it. Or can you run the ram on the system board and the...
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    Error 80 is a timeout. It means that the drive...

    Error 80 is a timeout. It means that the drive probably didn't respond to the controller.

    Does your drive have the resistor pack installed? I think it's next to the jumpers. Terminating...
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    Error code 80 is time out. This document (also...

    Error code 80 is time out. This document (also for a different model controller) has a pretty good list of error codes, and even a troubleshooting section. ...
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    This document is for a slightly newer version of...

    This document is for a slightly newer version of that card, but it shows the defaults for those values, if you're unable to locate what they should be for your drive: ...
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    What controller is it? Based on the photo, which...

    What controller is it? Based on the photo, which is from an angle, so I could be completely wrong, it looks kind of like a DTC5150 of some flavor: http://www.minuszerodegrees.net/manuals.htm#DTC
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    These were Samsung, which in the 1980s and 1990s...

    These were Samsung, which in the 1980s and 1990s was not considered a good brand like they are today. They were being sold in lots of 8, and it looks like they were about $7 per lot, so less than $1...
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    I've had a lot of these ST506/ST412 interface...

    I've had a lot of these ST506/ST412 interface drives recently (almost all of them actually) that don't work well have sitting for many decades. I cut the shrink wrap off of a brand new ST-251-1 (so...
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    What drive are we talking about and what...

    What drive are we talking about and what controller?

    I wonder if leaving the drive running for a few hours and then rebooting again might help. A couple of these type of drives I was having...
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    When I needed some, I went here:...

    When I needed some, I went here: http://www.minuszerodegrees.net/memory/41128.htm
    And I searched eBay for each tested part number, and I found some NOS chips still in the tubes for reasonable...
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