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For questions about words, phrases and definitions that are specific to classic computers and gaming systems.
Questions regarding the generation of sound in retrocomputers.
The classic Apple Macintosh operating system family: System 1–7, Mac OS 8–9.
For questions about Microsoft's Windows 95 operating system
Regarding retrocomputing networks, connections and protocols.
For questions specifically regarding the Intel 8086 16-bit microprocessor
For questions seeking identification of retro software.
For questions on information storage on retrocomputing platforms.
For questions about computer disk drives for removable magnetic storage media.
For questions about the creation and use of disk images - raw data from a storage medium that has been extracted into a file.
For questions regarding processor interrupt signals on retrocomputing hardware
for questions about the Commodore 128 home computer
To be used when asking questions about the Basic Input/Output System found on many computers.
For questions about the Nintendo 64 home video console
For questions about which software could be or could have been used to accomplish a task.
For questions relating to the Atari 800 8-bit computer
Methods, techniques and tools for the care and upkeep of working retro machinery. Use [repair] when asking about non-functional machines.
For questions related to VGA signals, sources or receivers
for questions about the Motorola 68000 microprocessor
Serial communication: cables, protocols, ports and controllers like UARTs.
For questions relating to a number of different video game consoles, or to game consoles in general.
For questions about computer architecture: the logical structure of a computer system, distinct from particular implementations.
For questions about the restoration of old machines: from cosmetic through to electronics such as capacitor replacement.
For questions about recording, processing, producing or working with audio or audio hardware.
For questions specifically regarding video displays in colour.
Questions regarding the Commodore PET range of microcomputers.
For questions regarding the operation of the Linux operating system on retrocomputers.
For questions related to the Apple IIgs computer.
For questions about Intel's 386 processor, alternatively known as the i386 or 80386.
For questions regarding the Atari ST range of microcomputers.
The Intel 80286 16-bit microprocessor. Use only for questions specifically about the processor; DO NO USE to mean ‘286-class machine’.
For questions relating to the use and development of hardware drivers for a computer operating system.
For questions concerning use, maintenance, restoration or emulation of printers used along with retrocomputers.
For questions about the Commodore VIC-20