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76 votes
4 answers
17k views

What made Windows Me so crash-prone?

64 votes
10 answers
9k views

What makes accurate emulation of old systems a difficult task?

50 votes
20 answers
15k views

Did personal computers ever support 8" floppies?

49 votes
2 answers
4k views

Did Windows NT 4 emulate x86 on non-Intel platforms?

45 votes
7 answers
8k views

Who invented the clipboard?

33 votes
3 answers
13k views

Why do PCs boot in 720x400 resolution?

32 votes
2 answers
9k views

Did Forth's inventor Charles Moore really write a CAD program in only 5 lines of code?

25 votes
3 answers
18k views

Since when does Windows support forward slash as path separator?

25 votes
2 answers
3k views

What does Windows' "Tuning up Application Start" do?

24 votes
9 answers
8k views

Why does the single dot entry exist in file systems?

21 votes
3 answers
3k views

When and what was the first 3D acceleration device ever released?

19 votes
2 answers
7k views

Was OS/2 a viable alternative for daily DOS and Windows tasks?

19 votes
1 answer
2k views

What are the screws for on the UltraSPARC?

17 votes
3 answers
3k views

What were practical uses of SCSI floppy drives?

17 votes
2 answers
4k views

History of the demise of Matrox from the world of 3D graphics cards

15 votes
9 answers
3k views

What is the most rudimentary input method a platform has ever been programmed in?

14 votes
6 answers
3k views

Was drilling 3"5 720 KiB floppies to 'upgrade' them to 1440 KiB at all reliable?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

Was the ancestor of SCSI, the SASI protocol, nothing more than a draft?

13 votes
2 answers
4k views

How did malware spreading through PIF files work?

10 votes
3 answers
12k views

What were other colors beside green and amber for monochrome monitors?

8 votes
1 answer
543 views

Why "Dial-Up ATM Support" cannot be selected in Windows 98 setup?

6 votes
2 answers
633 views

Where is the literature for Windows 3.1 Batch mode setup?

6 votes
1 answer
525 views

What exactly were those 808X computers that would switch to 80386 upon Ctrl-Alt-Del?

5 votes
5 answers
2k views

What determined the type of error dialog being shown in Windows 3.1?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

Why has the Intel Itanium failed to take on the world? [closed]

4 votes
1 answer
969 views

What was the purpose of exotic modes and sectors for CD-ROM?

4 votes
3 answers
327 views

Was imported software for computers as common as it was for consoles?

4 votes
1 answer
725 views

How popular was the Canon X-07?

2 votes
4 answers
2k views

What we commonly call PCs are in fact ATs, correct?

2 votes
2 answers
497 views

Is emulation ultimately the future of retro computing? [closed]