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29 votes

Why might Quake run slowly on a modern PC in DOS, but not in a virtual machine?

15 votes

Which BASIC-like language has "ENDIF", "DIM ... OF" to declare arrays, and a double slash for comments?

13 votes

Towards people who were there, what programs did you use to develop applications for the IBM 5150?

12 votes

Why didn't PostScript eliminate the need for printer drivers?

9 votes

Why did Steve Jobs choose the Motorola 68030@25 MHz for the first NeXT Computer in 1988 and not an Intel 80386DX@25 MHz processor?

9 votes

Sending video to Telerate 9" Green Monitor

6 votes

How many characters/pages could WordStar hold on a typical CP/M machine?

5 votes
Accepted

How to configure NETWORK and TCP on a DOS VM

5 votes

Did people back then build powerful computers out of multiple smaller machines?

5 votes
Accepted

Asus eeePC 1000H with lubuntu: upgrade possible?

4 votes

Did CP/M provide compatibility for screen-based programs?

4 votes

How do you run a program automatically when CP/M 2.2 loads?

3 votes

Why did CP/M and MS-DOS use the BIOS instead of their own drivers to access hardware?

3 votes

USB ports for a 486 laptop (pccard 16bits)

3 votes

How viable is a universal PC parallel/serial connected CP/M disk controller/drive?

2 votes

Why was preemptive multitasking so slow in coming to consumer OS's?

1 vote

Webservers: When did www.domain.net/dir/file.html first not point to $WWWROOT/dir/file.html but to something virtualized?

1 vote

Testing "8-bit readiness" with an emulator or pre-packaged kit

1 vote

How can I make the Microsoft C compiler for DOS emit a loop with an intermediate jump to continue?

0 votes

What was the standard size of a PC clone's badge indent?

-2 votes

Source code control on an MS-DOS system