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26 votes
5 answers
8k views

What makes a floppy disk bootable?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

How to repair paint on IBM PC?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why might I get "drive not ready" when formatting a floppy?

14 votes
7 answers
6k views

Transfer files to DOS over serial cable from Linux?

35 votes
10 answers
9k views

Is there a reason to prefer earlier versions of MS-DOS over later?

12 votes
5 answers
2k views

Is there a way to link object files for DOS from Linux?

19 votes
3 answers
3k views

Do all VGA cards implicitly support CGA and EGA?

12 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why is the RDY signal on floppy disk drives disabled?

9 votes
4 answers
3k views

Does low-level formatting improve floppy disk longevity?

1 vote
2 answers
483 views

CRT contrast issue: light grey on dark grey

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

Safely adjusting CRT while it's on?

3 votes
1 answer
344 views

Why does my IBM 5154 have an undulating wave?

10 votes
1 answer
6k views

How to tell if glue or electrolyte leak from old capacitors?

8 votes
3 answers
1k views

Choosing a VGA card for the IBM 5162?

12 votes
4 answers
880 views

What, if any, routine maintenance does an old computer need?

8 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is a Heatsink Needed for an Intel 80286?

5 votes
2 answers
404 views

How to debug BIOS ROM incompatibility?

11 votes
1 answer
848 views

Can the system's BIOS come from an ISA card?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

Custom keyboard layout in DOS?

4 votes
0 answers
214 views

Are there alternative BIOS ROMs for the IBM 5162?