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Topic: Reviving original XT MFM Hard Drive
wdegroot

Replies: 4
Views: 2912

PostForum: IBM PC/XT & AT Webforum   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:21 am   Subject: Reviving original XT MFM Hard Drive
going back many yerd,
i observed a tech at pc warehouse replacing one chip on the pcb on a st-225. that was the weak lnk
it is a 14 or 6 pin chiplocated near the rear edge og the pc board.
it gas t ...
Topic: NO LONGER SINGLE CORE
wdegroot

Replies: 0
Views: 3485

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:56 am   Subject: NO LONGER SINGLE CORE
WHEN MY SON WAS GIVEN A QUAD CORE P4, i SORT OF INHERITED HIS OLD DUAL CORE P4 3400.
IT WAS A hp IN A NON-HP CASE.
iT WORS WELL
LATER THE POWER SUPPLY STRTED MAKING SNAPPING NOISES.
WE DID BLOW OU ...
Topic: Any standalone animated GIF playback program for DOS/Win3.1?
wdegroot

Replies: 2
Views: 4380

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:40 am   Subject: NOT DIRECTLY JUST A COMMANT
THIS IS JUST A COMMANT
YEARS AGO DURING DOS 3.1 DAYS WITH AN XT AND BBS CONNECTIONS
i RECIEVED A MESSAGE ON THE USUAL BBS MESSAGES
AND TO MY SURPRISE A NICELY DETAILES RABBIT - NT SOME STICK FIGURE ...
Topic: it is nice to keep the forum just for me alone
wdegroot

Replies: 0
Views: 3748

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:59 am   Subject: it is nice to keep the forum just for me alone
i am sure someonwe has something to say regarding older computers.

i hav asn old at style tower that has been in the garage
with the door open
for two years
must get the overhead door replaces
...
Topic: my son says " run over it with the truck"
wdegroot

Replies: 0
Views: 4033

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:55 pm   Subject: my son says " run over it with the truck"
I learned back in win 98 days with my asus p2b slot 1 pentium II system, NOT to tamper with my main system.
as you know with my lkate wife's system upstairs, and the desk free, I used the area to run ...
Topic: UN FDUIISKED DATA LOST
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6798

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:20 am   Subject: not wonderful results
I have two drives that were UN fdisked.
the 600gb had d/l books for the blind.
basically many zip files
the attemt was finally made yesterday
and resuklts were horrible.
several fat12 smaller par ...
Topic: semi old and more drives.
wdegroot

Replies: 0
Views: 3602

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:54 am   Subject: semi old and more drives.
years ago during windows 98 days. I strated using a promise ata133tx2 controller card.. It supports 4 drives drivers are available up to xp. promise says it works with vista..
I noticed the newer ver ...
Topic: why does it agony
wdegroot

Replies: 0
Views: 3560

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:21 am   Subject: why does it agony
I backed up many files to a p4 system 2g ram ide only.
I added a promise controller.
a ata133 tx2. i use this system just to store and sort files.
i did use it as a second system when i had trouble ...
Topic: UN FDUIISKED DATA LOST
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6798

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:23 am   Subject: test disk hd rescuie
I talked on the telephome with PHILO. he was on the old uncreative forum
and is now in the craig's list whree some of us meet.
he highly reccomends test disk for "un-fdisking" hard drives ...
Topic: UN FDUIISKED DATA LOST
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6798

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:37 pm   Subject: possible repazir
so,meone sent me as link to an easus util
available as a free or 55 dollar version.

it is inportant to noter thjat the two drives were not formatted
but the partition only was deleted.
so likely ...
Topic: UN FDUIISKED DATA LOST
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6798

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:12 pm   Subject: UN FDUIISKED DATA LOST
LAST NOVEMBER TWO SATA DRIVES WERE UN FDISKED
THE PARTITION WAS DELETED.
IT EITHER WERE NOT FORMATTED.
IS THERE A RELIABLE PROGRAM TO RESTORE THESE PARTITIONS AND GET BACK MY DATA?
Topic: gateway celeron problems
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6091

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:13 am   Subject: gateway frustrastion
initially the bios setup on the gateway celeron was pa;e and hard to see.

later it would not see any second drive.
it wanmted safe mode if I added a thumbn drive
it looked for a mc address and ...
Topic: gateway celeron problems
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6091

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:41 am   Subject: STILL DOING THINGS - BUITIT IS A WASTE OF EFFORT
i CONTINUE TO "DIDDLE" WITH THE GATEWAY E-200 BUIT i AM RAPIDLY CONCLUDING IS IT A BOAT ANCHOR.
pRECIOUSLY, i WAS ABLE TO ACCESS MY OLD C: FROM A NEWER PC AND COPY FILES,. i CANNOT DO SO NO ...
Topic: gateway celeron problems
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6091

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 1:31 am   Subject: old pc is not capable
the 2000 celeron may not even run win 7my main pc is running win xp
as some apps will not run so I can see them under w 7.
my eyesight is the most important thing.
this machinme can run 7 and I had ...
Topic: gateway celeron problems
wdegroot

Replies: 5
Views: 6091

PostForum: Single Core   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:20 am   Subject: gateway celeron problems
Next victim is a gateway 2000 celeron.
this is another slim c ase machine.
the poor computer slent the first half of it';s life with 256m or ram./
there was an ampty slot and I added another 256m. ...
 

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