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For questions specifically regarding the Intel 8086 16-bit microprocessor
For questions about the different versions and products of the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)
For questions regarding file systems and software interfaces to them.
To be used when asking questions about the Basic Input/Output System found on many computers.
Regarding retrocomputing networks, connections and protocols.
Microsoft Windows 3.0, 3.10 and 3.11 (including for Workgroups). Use [windows] instead for Windows NT 3.x.
For questions about the BBC Micro, programs written for the BBC Micro or peripherals for the BBC Micro.
For questions regarding the hardware, software and peripheral products of DEC - The Digital Equipment Corporation.
For questions about which software could be or could have been used to accomplish a task.
For questions about computer disk drives for removable magnetic storage media.
Methods, techniques and tools for the care and upkeep of working retro machinery. Use [repair] when asking about non-functional machines.
For questions on information storage on retrocomputing platforms.
Serial communication: cables, protocols, ports and controllers like UARTs.
For questions regarding processor interrupt signals on retrocomputing hardware
for questions about the Commodore 128 home computer
for questions about the Motorola 68000 microprocessor
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 about computer architecture: the logical structure of a computer system, distinct from particular implementations.
For questions relating to a number of different video game consoles, or to game consoles in general.
For questions about the Nintendo 64 home video console
For questions related to VGA signals, sources or receivers
For questions about recording, processing, producing or working with audio or audio hardware.
For questions relating to the Atari 800 8-bit computer
For questions relating to the use and development of hardware drivers for a computer operating system.
Questions regarding the Commodore PET range of microcomputers.
For questions regarding the operation of the Linux operating system on retrocomputers.
For questions about the restoration of old machines: from cosmetic through to electronics such as capacitor replacement.
For questions specifically regarding video displays in colour.
For questions regarding the Atari ST range of microcomputers.
Intel's 80386 processor, alternatively known as the i386 or 386. Use only for questions specifically about the processor; DO NO USE to mean ‘386-class machine’.
The Intel 80286 16-bit microprocessor. Use only for questions specifically about the processor; DO NO USE to mean ‘286-class machine’.
For questions concerning use, maintenance, restoration or emulation of printers used along with retrocomputers.
for questions about CD-ROM discs and drives
For questions about adapting retrocompuing hardware on modern platforms