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Topic: Tandy 1000 Display Issues
ryan

Replies: 3
Views: 395

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:28 am   Subject: Tandy 1000 Display Issues
CGA/EGA graphics cards with the rca connectors did not always send out the right frequency or occasionally voltage/signal

Sometimes to get the “component “ connectors to work you need to flip d ...
Topic: What was the last laptop offered with monochrome?
ryan

Replies: 1
Views: 111

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:23 am   Subject: What was the last laptop offered with monochrome?
Just curious, early 90’s I can think of several B&W VGA laptops but not sure when they fell out of favor.

Any ideas?

And tablets and other micro portables don’t count.

I owned a big 2 ...
Topic: Opera Mini Turbo mode on a desktop?
ryan

Replies: 0
Views: 662

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:39 pm   Subject: Opera Mini Turbo mode on a desktop?
Has anyone tried Operas server side compression on a desktop computer to make dialup more "tolerable"

My folks are permently on dialup and I would like to improve it as much as possible. ...
Topic: Futura 100, Shinko 545, Ikegami Monitor
ryan

Replies: 13
Views: 11055

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:20 pm   Subject: Futura 100, Shinko 545, Ikegami Monitor
If the futura is hooked to the Correct monitor your first screen should be blue (on Targa, RGB+SYnc)

on a TV set it might show green.

If its green on targa you probably have failing dual port ra ...
Topic: Where to find original version of AOL Desktop
ryan

Replies: 1
Views: 1041

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2016 6:52 pm   Subject: Where to find original version of AOL Desktop
At my parents house there is still 56k dialup and an old Windows 98 box.

At this point it appears no web browser that runs under windows 98se will access Aol Webmail anymore (this just changed in t ...
Topic: Scanner that hooks directly to printer, which ones?
ryan

Replies: 1
Views: 1100

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:09 am   Subject: Scanner that hooks directly to printer, which ones?
Back in yeah olde days I remember at school a rather boxy scanner that was attached directly to a laser printer.

We were allowed to use this occasionally instead if the copying machine.

Any idea ...
Topic: Any standalone animated GIF playback program for DOS/Win3.1?
ryan

Replies: 2
Views: 1634

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:21 am   Subject: Any standalone animated GIF playback program for DOS/Win3.1?
Just curious, could swear I had such a thing but can't find anything that will playback gifs by its lonesome.

Preferably for Windows 3.1 or if need be Win9x

DOS would work too.

Thanx
Ryan
Topic: Internet must be trying to drive last nail in the coffin 9x
ryan

Replies: 3
Views: 3055

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:56 am   Subject: Internet must be trying to drive last nail in the coffin 9x
I guess the powers that be are finally driving the last nails in the coffin of Windows 9x. The last 2 years have been somewhat irritating due to choice of mozilla either locking or crashing or IE du ...
Topic: problems wit win 98
ryan

Replies: 1
Views: 2073

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 2:09 am   Subject: problems wit win 98
windows 9x works fine, its the interaction of various google amazon ads that create chaos with my various web browsers. I have to block them in the hosts file to get any joy but it does not block the ...
Topic: how to block google analytics?
ryan

Replies: 0
Views: 2151

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 2:01 pm   Subject: how to block google analytics?
My windows 9x boxes can't seem to handle many of my favorite web forums very well because of various google and other ad and tracking sites that lock up some portion of the tcpip stack or the like, it ...
Topic: Guess this means Win8 is officialy a Kludge:
ryan

Replies: 6
Views: 3738

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:17 pm   Subject: Guess this means Win8 is officialy a Kludge:
I'm not sure what I was supposed to see in the NewEgg listing

Shouldn't have been a NewEgg listing...should have been ComputerGeeks, and my point was that the 64-bit version of Win8 Pro was such a ...
Topic: Old software
ryan

Replies: 8
Views: 12260

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:04 pm   Subject: Old software
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/lotus/products/symphony/
It helps you create professional looking documents at no charge.

When the product is provided free of charge does it count?
Topic: Futura 100, Shinko 545, Ikegami Monitor
ryan

Replies: 13
Views: 11055

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:28 pm   Subject: Futura 100, Shinko 545, Ikegami Monitor
email me rmay635703 at aol dot com
Topic: Question on Older AST Sixpakplus and 286 computers
ryan

Replies: 3
Views: 3105

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:20 am   Subject: Question on Older AST Sixpakplus and 286 computers
Not sure if this would work on a Plus but there was a way of using memory as expanded memory on some AST cards.

AST then offered a driver that would make the expanded memory on their cards behave a ...
Topic: End of an era...
ryan

Replies: 4
Views: 3034

PostForum: Off-Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:07 am   Subject: Re: End of an era...
Began cleaning out the basement mess this past weekend. Determined that anything less than a 486/66 (about 2/3 of it) has to go (maybe keep a couple of 386's for posterity's sake). First load to the ...
 

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