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For questions about different versions of, and products for, Atari consoles and home computers.
For questions regarding the instruction sets of microprocessors.
For questions regarding the display formats of retrocomputers.
For questions about audio cassette tape, as used for computer data storage.
For questions about the Intel 8080 8-bit microprocessor
For questions regarding the use or installation of the C language on retrocomputers.
For questions about Microsoft Windows 98
For questions about products made by Apple
for questions about retrocomputing mainframes or clusters
For questions seeking identification of a retrocomputer.
For questions related to terminals such as WYSE, VT100 and Teletype.
For questions related to cartridge-based games and applications
Questions and problems related to powering retro equipment.
For questions about the software development process on retrocomputing platforms
For questions regarding the DEC PDP-11 minicomputer.
For questions about retrocomputing hardware repair. This tag should be used for non-functioning systems; for working systems use the "maintenance" tag.
For questions related to the CP/M operating system by Gary Kildall.
For questions regarding the process or customisation of the boot procedure of a retrocomputer.
Relating to the encoding format of data within files.
For questions regarding 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.
For questions about the different versions and products of the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)
for questions about floating point arithmetic. May be about the format of the word, or an instruction set, or a particular implementation.
for questions about floppy drives or accessing floppy disc from historical computers. This could be from 8" down to 3.25" and other non-standard sizes.
For questions regarding language compilers for retrocomputers.
For questions about computer disk drives for removable magnetic storage media.
For generic questions about 8-bit microcomputers. For specific computers please use the appropriate specific tag.
For questions about Random Access Memory
For questions about the usage and maintenance of Game Boys
For questions about Apple's Classic OS family: System 1–7, Mac OS 8–9
for questions about historical computer's connections to the internet, or historical aspects of the internet, its software, hardware or protocols. It should not be used for questions a…
For questions specifically regarding the (DOS-based) 3.x series of the Microsoft Windows OS.
For questions about methods, techniques and tools for the care and upkeep of retro machinery. For questions about repairing non-functioning machines, please use the "repair" tag.
For questions about the creation and use of disk images - raw data from a storage medium that has been extracted into a file.