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Booting from SD card on a Compaq LTE 4/75 – DOS 6 works, Windows 95 doesn't

The problem is in the geometry. Not in the physical disk geometry, but rather in the translation how the BIOS must translate the geometry for DOS when using disks larger than 1024 cylinders. The ...
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Booting from SD card on a Compaq LTE 4/75 – DOS 6 works, Windows 95 doesn't

Whew, I've got it solved! I took one of the disk images with Windows 95 installed on it, and examined it with a hex editor. I noticed that when the Windows installer program initially sets up the ...
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Are there any drivers available to use DivMMC on the Spectrum +3e with CP/M plus?

I think this page (in Spanish) has what you're looking for. It describes how to install and use CP/M with divMMC (a full translation of the installation steps and CP/M section is at the bottom of ...
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Are there any drivers available to use DivMMC on the Spectrum +3e with CP/M plus?

Yes, there is an experimental FID driver written by the same guy (Otivax) that made the DivIDE version. This thread tells all the story about it. He uses a loader that is fired from a +3E environment. ...
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HP Photosmart 620 stuck formatting SD memory card

Some cameras used multimedia cards (MMC), a standard which predated SD cards and which uses the same form factor, and with which SD cards are somewhat compatible. I don't remember the exact technical ...
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Booting from SD card on a Compaq LTE 4/75 – DOS 6 works, Windows 95 doesn't

This is a logical–physical geometry mismatch. Like @Justme’s answer explains, the ‘logical’ geometry used by the BIOS disk interrupt services, and the ‘physical’ geometry reported by the disk ...
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How to use Tasword 2 with Esxdos

The code in the Tasword manual is actually a good starting point. Type in/change as per the manual. Then (or, rather do that when you apply the changes as per the manual, you don't need to change any ...
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