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Old steam files for Counter-Strike 1 Anthology DVD

14 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

Did the rm project remove itself during early development?

36 votes

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

22 votes

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

30 votes

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

10 votes

Original purpose of the Rich Header in PE files

47 votes

When did HTTP start compressing text?

4 votes

Are Windows 2000 SP4 installation CDs home brewed?

28 votes

Detecting the version of i486 CPU

15 votes

Origin of UNIX symbolic links?

28 votes

What did Ctrl+NumLock do?

41 votes

Did any DOS compatibility layers exist for any UNIX-like systems before DOS started to become outmoded?

12 votes

What 386-specific features did Linux use?

35 votes

How much slower was the 286 in protected mode?

38 votes

What did Windows 2 do about varying aspect ratio?

19 votes

When did the 386 overtake the 286?

24 votes

Memory requirements for undelete command

33 votes

Media formats in Windows for Workgroups 3.11

19 votes

Intel 80188 & 8087 clock frequency differences

40 votes

How did it come that SATA HDDs use ATA while SATA CD drives use SCSI as protocol?

21 votes

How do 80x25 characters (each with dimension 9x16 pixels) fit on a VGA display of resolution 640x480?

53 votes

Why did "protected-mode MS-DOS" never happen?

37 votes

How were Acorn Archimedes used outside education?

39 votes

Disk compression risks in MS-DOS

125 votes

Why is Ctrl-V the Paste shortcut?

9 votes

Initial contents of CPU registers at OS/2 1.x program startup

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