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Topic: QUIZ: find some differences
Diky

Replies: 5
Views: 4207

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:48 pm   Subject: QUIZ: find some differences
I agree with sgtsquid, mobo looks like an usual cheap 386 motherboard (3,6v battery, 4 simm slot, etc).
Topic: PC's have always had a 2 botton mouse... why?
Diky

Replies: 5
Views: 3777

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:52 pm   Subject: PC's have always had a 2 botton mouse... why?
I suppose pc mouse was born with three buttons for one of this reasons:
-2 and 3 button were used by early cad programs
-pc mouse was ispired by workstations of the era (like Sun and Xerox) that use ...
Topic: Do you think Macintosh could be a good alternative?
Diky

Replies: 7
Views: 3884

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:49 pm   Subject: Do you think Macintosh could be a good alternative?
Ultimately i'm looking with interest to new Macs. In fact i'm attracted by design and a sort of "garanted quality" in materials. I have some old Macs and they are nice computers but using al ...
Topic: DriverGuide Alternative?
Diky

Replies: 27
Views: 15356

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:16 pm   Subject: DriverGuide Alternative?
It's a good idea but i believe it's difficult share a great (useful) number of drivers (problems=band, storage). Probably it's better add a voice in forum for drivers requests, linking it with a sort ...
Topic: Great Deal on 486 Motherboard on eBay...
Diky

Replies: 18
Views: 9286

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:43 pm   Subject: Great Deal on 486 Motherboard on eBay...
I never owned a 486 EISA motherboard and looking at that price i believe i can survive without. I don't know, probably if i would have sense of business i should sell my oldest stuff but... Hey i lik ...
Topic: I can't access UCL
Diky

Replies: 5
Views: 3881

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:36 pm   Subject: I can't access UCL
I can access again, Thanks. Very Happy
Topic: I can't access UCL
Diky

Replies: 5
Views: 3881

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:28 am   Subject: I can't access UCL
Hi, recently i changed my internet provider but unfortunately it uses a NAT that doesn't let me enter in UCL. I receive a message "You are banned from this forum", probably my "shared i ...
Topic: Compaq Plus Portable, strange video issue
Diky

Replies: 2
Views: 2647

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 7:42 pm   Subject: Compaq Plus Portable, strange video issue
Did you try to see what happens on an external monitor? (is it present external monitor connector?).
Topic: IBM XT 286 - PSU caused the "Super-Gau"
Diky

Replies: 5
Views: 4875

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:25 pm   Subject: IBM XT 286 - PSU caused the "Super-Gau"
I think it should be a capacitor in short-circuit. I had a similar problem on an old XT motherboard but when i swap PSU the bad capacitor blows up. Motherboard still doesn't work but +5 is now +5.

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Topic: HD difficult to start
Diky

Replies: 6
Views: 5522

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:44 am   Subject: HD difficult to start
Well it's time to another of my impossible-useless-wasting time experiences:
Yesterday i tried an old Laptop. Ok turn on, Bios post and at that point HD starts rattle rattle rattle HD failure... Ok l ...
Topic: Homebrew computers?
Diky

Replies: 3
Views: 3097

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:49 pm   Subject: Homebrew computers?
Hi Harshbarj, in 1994 i made an Homebrewed Z80 computer, a simple minimal system z80+clock+ram+rom+6*7segment display and a rough binary transfer routine for connect to a parallel port. At the time i ...
Topic: Windows XP: Who's still resisting?
Diky

Replies: 41
Views: 20208

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:42 pm   Subject: Windows XP: Who's still resisting?
I use only XP from 2004 (before win 98 + XP home). In fact i usually run compilers and soho programs and XP works fine. I'm a little bit worried about Vista (i guess i should change my computer! Damn ...
Topic: Proper running temperature for Athlon XP 2400+ T-Bred-B
Diky

Replies: 11
Views: 6229

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 8:24 pm   Subject: Proper running temperature for Athlon XP 2400+ T-Bred-B
I have the same CPU and temperature in summer reachs 58-60 C with medium load. I tried to change case and cpu cooler loosing 3-4 C before it reached 62. Probably a full copper cooler could do better ...
Topic: MFM Problem
Diky

Replies: 1
Views: 2429

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 8:39 pm   Subject: MFM Problem
Well, i found an hd Olivetti 662 in a generic XT clone. When i turn on the system a message says 1700 (04). I tried to format hd with g=c800:5 but none of type of hd available (1-9) works and i get er ...
Topic: Monitors and Video Cards for IBM PC/XT
Diky

Replies: 21
Views: 12917

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 7:54 pm   Subject: Monitors and Video Cards for IBM PC/XT
I tried doing something like that few years ago, ibm 5151 with vga desn't work (18khz vertical 50 hz orizontal instead of 35khz and 60hz) and i strongly believe that it's the same with cga (in true cg ...
 

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