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General Discussions • MS-DOS has been Open-Sourced!

MISTerFPGA about 9 days ago

MS-DOS has been Open-Sourced! We Build and Run it!https://www.youtube.com/... AO486 core... ScummVM(?) 0mhz collection... What happens now? …
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PC 486SX (ao486) • QNX 4.25 (Unix-like OS) on ao486

MISTerFPGA about 12 days ago

Hello community,Preliminary notes:QNX is a Unix-like microkernel real-time OS, primarily targeted for embedded devices and which some of you might remember for its amazing 1.44 MB floppy demo from mid '90s sporting a fully bootable OS, GUI, mouse support, …
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Cronela's Mansion Is A Maniac Mansion Style Point 'N Click Coming To Retro Machines

Time Extension about 14 days ago

Including NES, SNES, GBA, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, PC, and Switch.We're huge fans of point-and-click adventure games here at Time Extension, with Lucasfilm Games' Maniac Mansion ranking high on the list of our favourite games in the genre. So when we le …
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Interview: "We’ve Finally Sighted Land" - Free Stars, The Star Control Successor 30 Years In The Making

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"I liken this journey to the one that Odysseus went through".The story of the sci-fi action-adventure series Star Contol is a long and complicated one.Originally debuting in 1990 as a strategy game for MS-DOS and Commodore Amiga, it was the brainchild of a …
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Wind Runners Looks Like A Modern Sci-Fi Take On The Amiga Classic Jetstrike

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Coming "soon" to Steam.Over the weekend, the Brazilian developer Ludic Studios gave an update on its in-development Steam shoot 'em up Wind Runners as part of #screenshotsaturday, and it looks set to be a modern take on classic 2D dogfighting games like Wi …

Software • A good terminal emulator?

Tatung Forum about 1 month ago

I'm not sure when I developed a masochistic need to "keep things authentic" and avoid sensible solutions like goteks, but now with a homebrew serial cable and EinTrans happily running under Wine in Windows 98 mode I am able to create some disks for my Alb …

Commodore Events - Both Old and New C= • Photos and video from Los Angeles Maker Faire 2024

Commodore.ca about 2 months ago

Check out the pictures and video of our exhibit at the April 6 Los Angeles Maker Faire 2024! We had many attendees come and talk about the Commodore and Amiga computers that were on exhibit. Thanks to SCCAN member Jerold K. for helping out through the d …
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Anniversary: The Elder Scrolls Series Is 30 Years Old

Time Extension about 2 months ago

When was your first trip to Tamriel?Bethesda's Elder Scrolls series is now 30 years old – the first instalment, The Elder Scrolls: Arena, launched on March 25th, 1994.Released exclusively for MS-DOS PCs, it used a combination of 3D environments and 2D sp …
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Gaming on AmigaOS 4 – Review of Space Cadet – A Pinball Game

Old School Game Blog about 2 months ago

Hi, Thanks for visiting the Old School Game Blog. ? Today, I will write about a pinball game that exists for AmigaOS 4. The name will probably be familiar to many of you, but in connection with the Microsoft Plus! 95 bundle or perhaps as being include …

PC 486SX (ao486) • This is a problem related to Windows 95 installation.(Boot disk image not working)

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Hi!To install Windows 95, I mounted the Windows 95 boot disk image to "Floppy A:" and restarted, but "Booting from floppy..." does not proceed any further. Literally, booting does not proceed.The same thing happens if you replace it with another boot disk …

How long did CP/M have a hold before MS-DOS became a thing

VCFed about 3 months ago

I've had it in my mind that each had its own "era" in a sequential thing like "CP/M was it for 8 years, and then MS-DOS was it for X years", but the early date of the IBM PC in 1981 seems to throw that idea out the window. Obvious …

ZIP drives on Windows 10/11?

VCFed about 3 months ago

(Apologies if someone has asked this before, I looked and could not find a thread in this vein) In another trip to the thrift store this past Saturday I picked up a couple Zip 100 drives, figuring they would be a great way to transfer data between my vint …

What do you like for benchmarking drive speeds on windows 98?

VCFed about 3 months ago

I've been thinking a lot about storage interfaces recently. My retro 98 PC has both a fast CF to IDE and a SD to IDE just as part of the setup. Today o was going through my parts boxes and found a nice u160 SCSI drive and PCI controller card. I've also got …

Setting up a DECnet network with a Pro380 and Windows client?

VCFed about 3 months ago

Anyone have any experience setting up a DECnet network between a PRO and a MS-DOS/W95 computer? I recently acquired a DECnet card for my PRO. I also purchased a twisted pair transceiver. I have a W95 machine with a network card. I am hoping to get bot …
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Please help me with my rare Toshiba libretto 30CTK

VCFed about 3 months ago

Hello! Someone at work gave me this Toshiba Libretto 30CTK for free I'm trying to get it to work. It doesn't boot. It doesn't see the HDD. So i thought... okay, the hard drive is broken. But its not. I connected it via an adapter to my windows deskto …

RCA CF Reader not working in DOS on 486

VCFed about 3 months ago

Greetings, I have a parallel port-based RCA CompactFlash reader which has been tested to work in Windows XP, and in MS-DOS 7.1 / WIndows 98SE on a Pentium III. I have MS-DOS 7.1 installed on a 486DX2 and have tried all sorts of drivers I found by scouring …

IBM PC, PCXT, Tandy 1000 • DOS Versions Wanted

MISTerFPGA about 3 months ago

For the VHD generator I'm writing I'm looking to gather as many original MS/IBM DOS versions as I can. I know that MS-DOS was originally distributed through OEM's so this is quite a tall order (I now have 53 OEM-releases of 2.x alone). I'm looking for DOS …

I'm Ben

VCFed about 3 months ago

Greetings VCF, I've recently started rebuilding my collection of vintage and nostalgia-inducing items, focusing on systems from the late 80s to the 90s. My journey began with an Amstrad CPC that I acquired from a family friend, who upgraded to an Atari ST …

Blue-screen when updating USB drivers, win98

VCFed about 3 months ago

I bought a lovely little pentium II from the consignment area at VCFSoCal which I plan to use as a DOS gaming system. It came with win98 preloaded on a spinning disk which I want to keep. Now I don't know if it was like this on first boot, but at present t …
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Zenith Z-100 can read early 8" 86-DOS disks

VCFed about 3 months ago

I was able to assemble Zenith's MS-DOS 1.25 source code to produce a functioning IO.SYS and by changing two variables in the disk tables, when it senses an 8" SSSD it reads the directory on track 2 and lowers the number of directory entries. It can no …

Help finding ram for my Satellite 335CDS

VCFed about 3 months ago

I'm putting out a bit of a cry of help, I've got this Toshiba Satellite 335 CDS, runs great, but 32mb of ram on windows 98 isn't going to cut it. I've looked it up, and it can go up to 160mb, with a 128mb stick. Though, finding this stick for a resonable p …
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Seattle Computer Products 8086 Monitor Collection

VCFed about 3 months ago

I have created a collection of all known versions of SCP's 8086 Monitor ROM. Versions 1.4 to 1.6 are intended for the SCP CPU support board model 300F, while version 1.9 is designed for model 301A. Both the source code and binary files are included for all …

Need help wit BlueSCSI

VCFed about 3 months ago

Trying to figure out why my BlueSCSI is not working. (Not sure the version but it's an STM controller) Pentium 133 MoBo running Windows 98. Tried two different SCSI cards: Adaptec AHA-1510A(ISA) and AHA-2930 (PCI) The images are mounting ok according t …

Need help with BlueSCSI

VCFed about 3 months ago

Trying to figure out why my BlueSCSI is not working. (Not sure the version but it's an STM controller) Pentium 133 MoBo running Windows 98. Tried two different SCSI cards: Adaptec AHA-1510A(ISA) and AHA-2930 (PCI) The images are mounting ok according t …

Searching: Drivers for Microsoft Soundsystem soundcard for Windows 3.x

VCFed about 3 months ago

Hello, does someone have drivers for the Microsoft Soundsystem soundcard for Windows 3.x, probably for MS-DOS as well? The soundcard and it's drivers is very rare, for example used in the 486(slc) based Olivetti M4 / M6 desktop PC series and Olivetti Phi …