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Does DOS run Crysis?

10 votes

Did VMS ever acquire filesystem cross-links?

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What did corporations use for long-distance networks in the 1980s?

13 votes

How did 16-bit MS-DOS programs use a large (> 64KB) stack?

9 votes

Can anyone tell me more about flippy games?

26 votes

Why does PC video memory base address change depending on video mode?

18 votes

Did 486 SMP systems provide Total Store Ordering?

34 votes

Which 8 bit computer could display the most colors?

1 vote

How to redirect stderr in MS-DOS?

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Was there a notable mainstream 640×480 monochrome display for PC earlier than MCGA

43 votes
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Why does NT4 fail on boot if you give it an x64 CPU?

12 votes
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How do you find the EBDA address?

28 votes

Were there any PCs using the i376?

44 votes
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What is the arcade game played in the "The Boys Next Door" movie?

20 votes
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Why does the Manchester Baby have two jump instructions?

6 votes
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Was it possible to give an Atari 800 (not XL) 64KB of RAM?

3 votes

How to use ISA card in modern PC

5 votes

Converting CGA (from Commodore PC40) to RetroTink 5X?

41 votes
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In what ways was the Windows NT POSIX implementation unsuited to real use?

32 votes
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Beep command with letters for notes (IBM AT + DOS circa 1984)

50 votes

How was the @ sign added to keyboards and character sets?

2 votes

Old steam files for Counter-Strike 1 Anthology DVD

18 votes

What is the best way to set up multiple operating systems on a retro PC?

16 votes

How can a 32-bit x86 CPU start with reset vector 0xFFFFFFF0 even though it starts in 16-bit real mode?

26 votes

Where/when did the sentence "a good developer is lazy" first appear?

23 votes

Using Clang to compile MS-DOS executables

22 votes
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Did the rm project remove itself during early development?

37 votes

Why did DOS-based Windows require HIMEM.SYS to boot?

22 votes
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What were the most popular text editors for MS-DOS in the 1980s?

30 votes
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How was the order of Unicode block-quadrant characters chosen?

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