Tags

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.
172 questions
For questions about the early IBM PC, clones and compatible systems.
For questions related to the use, restoration and imaging of floppy disks.
153 questions
For questions regarding graphical - as opposed to text - processing and display.
140 questions
For questions about processes and software for emulating retro computer and console hardware (e.g. MAME, QEMU).
For questions about Assembly Language in general. Also use the appropriate processor's tag.
For questions regarding the Zilog Z80 microprocessor
131 questions
For questions about computer memory in a retrocomputing context
129 questions
For questions about programming languages and constructs. For questions about specific languages please check for language-specific tags first, and use those instead.
127 questions
For questions about the different versions and products of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum computer
114 questions
For questions about BASIC, a lightweight, high-level programming language favored in retro computer systems.
109 questions
For questions regarding hardware and drivers used for video output.
106 questions
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.
94 questions
For questions about the maintenance, usage, or history of retro keyboards.
84 questions
For questions about the applications and programs that can be run on retro devices (computers, etc.)
83 questions
For quesitons regarding Commodore Business Machines itself or its products that do not have a more specific tag such as commodore-64 or amiga.
80 questions
For questions regarding the products of IBM, International Business Machines.
For questions about retro games, both software and hardware-based.
74 questions
For questions about the different versions and products of the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System)
70 questions
For general questions regarding operating systems on retrocomputers.
66 questions
For questions about the Unix operating system.
66 questions
For use when seeking identification of a game played on a retrocomputer.
64 questions
For questions about the different versions and products released by Nintendo
63 questions
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…
61 questions
61 questions
For questions regarding Cathode Ray Tube monitors
58 questions
For questions regarding the layout or mapping of memory in a retrocomputer.
57 questions
For questions regarding hard disk drive usage. The hardware, connection, format and drivers.
57 questions
For questions about retrocomputing hardware and software created by Intel
57 questions
For questions about Read Only Memory.
56 questions
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