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I've found out the right model. Turns out it wasn't a "ValuePoint" at all. It was an IBM "Personal Computer 330", but at least I remembered the "466DX2" part right... I found this image by searching for something similar to "IBM slide door", after suddenly remembering that slide door thing: https://i.pinimg.com/...


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To summarize the requirements: IBM PS/ValuePoint or IBM ValuePoint desktop (not tower) "486" or "466" followed by "DX2" and probably a "/abc" suffix 66 MHz CPU 8 MB RAM. 120 MB HDD Using the list here, it's likely to be an IBM PS/ValuePoint 466DX2/Si, model #6381-W30, with the standard 4MB of RAM upgraded to 8MB by ...


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Working from memory and in addition to what everybody else has said, the order of the memory access and SP increment/decrement in the push and pop opcodes changed relative to the 8086 and 8088. This was the standard way of checking whether a CPU was an 88/86 or a 188/186. You could distinguish between the 88/188 and 86/186 by using self-modifying code to ...


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alephzero's suggestion of cold is a good one. I've used dry ice to release adhesive on a 3d printer's build plate (PEI sheet) which is held by a 3M adhesive. Dry ice is not particularly inexpensive and you'd need only a small piece for about two or three minutes. Various products designed to release/dissolve glue, often called Goo-gone or similar would work. ...


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