A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
For questions concerning the history of computers, digital electronics, hardware manufacturers and software developers.
For questions about the components of retro devices (computers, etc.)
For questions about the different versions and products of the Commodore 64
For questions about the Apple II series of personal computers, and related software and hardware. For questions about Apple hardware in general, use the tag "apple"; for questions about the IIGS in p…
For questions regarding MS-DOS, the Microsoft Disk Operating System, and its batch scripting language. Do not use this tag for questions about DOS batch languages in general.
For questions related to the Commodore Amiga family of personal computers.
For questions related to the use, restoration and imaging of floppy disks.
For questions about the early IBM PC, clones and compatible systems.
For questions regarding graphical - as opposed to text - processing and display.
For questions regarding the Zilog Z80 microprocessor
For questions about computer memory in a retrocomputing context
For questions about Assembly Language in general. Also use the appropriate processor's tag.
For questions about programming languages and constructs. For questions about specific languages please check for language-specific tags first, and use those instead.
For questions about the different versions and products of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum computer
For questions about processes and software for emulating retro computer and console hardware (e.g. MAME, QEMU).
For questions about BASIC, a lightweight, high-level programming language favored in retro computer systems.
For questions regarding hardware and drivers used for video output.
For questions about the 6502 series of processors, including hardware and assembly language questions. For questions about the hardware interface also use the "hardware" tag.
For questions about Apple's Macintosh line of computers.
For questions about the applications and programs that can be run on retro devices (computers, etc.)
For questions about the maintenance, usage, or history of retro keyboards.
For questions about retro games, both software and hardware-based.
For quesitons regarding Commodore Business Machines itself or its products that do not have a more specific tag such as commodore-64 or amiga.
For questions regarding the products of IBM, International Business Machines.
For use when seeking identification of a game played on a retrocomputer.
For questions about the Unix operating system.
For questions about the different versions and products of the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System)
For questions about the different versions and products released by Nintendo
For general questions regarding operating systems on retrocomputers.
For general questions about computer chips and chipsets in retrocomputing hardware. Do not use for questions regarding those specific chips which already have their own tags. Use that chip's tag ins…
For questions regarding Cathode Ray Tube monitors
For questions regarding the layout or mapping of memory in a retrocomputer.
For questions about audio cassette tape, as used for computer data storage.
For questions regarding the instruction sets of microprocessors.
For questions regarding the display formats of retrocomputers.