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.

Hard disk drives: hardware, connection, low-level format and drivers.
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For questions about the Intel 8080 8-bit microprocessor
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Retrocomputing hardware and software created by Intel.
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For questions about audio cassette tape, as used for computer data storage.
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For questions about different versions of, and products for, Atari consoles and home computers.
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For questions regarding the instruction sets of microprocessors.
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For questions about Microsoft Windows 98
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For questions related to terminals such as WYSE, VT100 and Teletype.
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For questions regarding the display formats of retrocomputers.
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For questions about products made by Apple
60 questions
Requests to identify a historical computer. Whole, self-contained machines only; use [identify-this-card] instead for extension cards.
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Floppy drives and accessing floppy disks from historical computers, ranging from 8″ down to 3.25″ and other non-standard sizes.
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For questions about the software development process on retrocomputing platforms
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Questions and problems related to powering retro equipment.
55 questions
Early arcade games and hardware. Not to be used for modern arcade machines capable of running early games, or for custom (e.g. home-made) machines that happen to be old.
54 questions
Retro hardware repair. Use for non-functioning systems; for working systems use [maintenance].
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For questions related to cartridge-based games and applications
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Nintendo Game Boy and Game Boy Color: use, maintenance, design, programming and emulation.
53 questions
Bootstrapping (booting) process, utilities and customisation.
52 questions
Historical compilers, or modern compilers targeting retro platforms.
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Justifications and trade-offs of historical hardware and software designs, and their possible alternatives.
52 questions
The Intel x86 family of architectures in general. Contemporary systems are OFF-TOPIC! Use the specific architecture’s tag if applicable.
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Relating to the encoding format of data within files.
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For generic questions about 8-bit microcomputers. For specific computers please use the appropriate specific tag.
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For questions related to the CP/M operating system by Gary Kildall.
47 questions
For questions regarding the DEC PDP-11 minicomputer.
46 questions
Connecting retro systems to the Internet, and historical aspects of the Internet: software, hardware, protocols. DO NOT USE WHEN MERELY ASKING ABOUT HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET OF TODAY.
46 questions
Floating point arithmetic: number formats, instruction sets, software and hardware implementations.
46 questions
For questions about Random Access Memory
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Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. For questions specific to one version, use the particular version’s tag. For windowing systems generally, use [gui].
45 questions
For questions about the different versions and products of the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)
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For questions about the BBC Micro, programs written for the BBC Micro or peripherals for the BBC Micro.
44 questions
Microsoft Windows 3.0, 3.10 and 3.11 (including for Workgroups). Use [windows] instead for Windows NT 3.x.
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For questions regarding the hardware, software and peripheral products of DEC - The Digital Equipment Corporation.
43 questions
For questions regarding file systems and software interfaces to them.
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