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PCI-Z scan shows firewire 1394 on winfast NF4SK8AA motherboard ? WTF ? by [email protected]
The firewire thing looks suspicious to me, is PCI-Z also detecting it wrong ? The motherboard manual of winfast NF4SK8AA-manual-En-V1.0.pdf.zip mentions nothing about firewire (ieee 1394) ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_1394 PCI-Z...
January 17th 20 02:22 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Windows 7 x64 Ultimate edition hangs during PCI to PCI bridge driver by [email protected]
Windows 7 x64 Ultimate edition hangs during PCI to PCI bridge driver installation on Winfast Motherboard: NF4SK8AA There used to be a work-around solution for this, it involved disabling a certain driver or telling windows not to detect it. I am not even sure if it was a 100% work around but ever...
January 17th 20 02:12 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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How to fix ?: Booting Windows 7 x64 from usb: STOP 0x0000007B by [email protected]
I am now very close to booting Windows 7 x64 from USB stick. I use qemu-img and win32diskwriter to convert vmdk to img and then write it to usb stick. I also used testdisk tool to discover what is on usb stick to make sure I don't overwrite the wrong one. More about these tools and their links...
January 16th 20 05:35 PM
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How to copy Windows 10 x86 in VMDK file to USB Drive/Stick ? by [email protected]
Hello, I am struggling a bit here to copy a virtual harddisk created with VMDK and a windows 10 x86 installation to a usb stick so the usb stick can booted. So far I have discovered and tried some things: 1. VMDK2Phys tool available on sourceforge. When this tool is used, the partitions of...
January 12th 20 09:02 PM
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"This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it" https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-free-windows-10-upgrade-offer-still-works-heres-why-and-how-to-get-it/ "More than three years after Microsoft’s free upgrade offer officially ended, people are still reporting...
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January 12th 20 12:29 AM
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Status update on retro gaming on ms-dos 6.22 on dreampc from 2006 in 2020 by [email protected]
YOyoyoyoHOhohohoh, Wow, it's quite an undertaking to try and get ms-dos and it's games working in a real execution environment. So far I've been messing with zipdrives and zipdisks but got that working as well, under real and virtualize environments which is kinda cool. FAT16 was created on a 4...
January 10th 20 10:06 AM
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Little warning: USB is broken: USB 2.0/3.0 doesn't work on USB 1.0 by [email protected]
Sigh, As far as I know nobody made a video about how usb 2.0/3.0 external harddisks and usb sticks can't work on usb 1.0. The manufacturers kinda implicitely/indirectly mention this but not mentioning usb 1.0 backwards compatibility. So basically this means the USB STANDARD IS BROKEN and...
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January 9th 20 06:47 AM
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MS-Dos 6.22 in PCemV15Win don't see CD-ROM drive when 1 partition + 3logical partitions ? How to fix ? by [email protected]
Hello, I created 8 GB image with PCemV15, installed ms-dos 6.22 into it. Used WinImage to convert floppy images to img format also used it to insert additional files and fixes into iso's and such. Used SCSI harddisk drive setting to install ms-dos 6.22 onto 8 GB harddisk, MS-DOS 6.22 creates...
January 9th 20 06:44 AM
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Prevent software from running on new computers or virtual machines. by [email protected]
Hi, Let's suppose you want to create software that can only run on old computers and not on new computers and not on virtual machines ?! What kind of programming tricks would you use to try and avoid the software from being run on newer computers or virtual machines ? :) Bye, Skybuck =D
January 8th 20 12:07 AM
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Judy [Garland 2019] by Flasherly[_2_]
Renée Kathleen Zellweger sounds like a mouthful. There's those pursed lips, to recollect from her Texas roots chainsaw break, Tom Cruise provided, in Jerry McQuire ... her competition being among others Winona Ryder. And there's that same fragile suggestion of underlying sweetness which cements...
January 6th 20 01:49 PM
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craptop died with hard drive, but works with SSD by [email protected]
I had a laptop working fine one day, then next it does not boot. The drive shows up in BIOS, but a disc diagnostic on CD cannot see it. Not many SATA options in BIOS, just a choice of performance or power saving mode. I put the hard drive into a desktop, and it booted and danced with white doves in...
January 4th 20 09:22 AM
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OH MY GOD: Do not install IOMegaWare Zipdrive drivers on Windows 7x64 Editions by [email protected]
Hello, I tried to forcefully install: ioware-w32-x86-402.exe Also before that I tried to install: OEM21.INF Also I tried to install: .cat One of these drivers probably the first causes damage to the windows 7 boot process, windows 7 will no longer boot and fail to boot.
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January 3rd 20 06:26 AM
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Creative X-Fi Elite Pro 7.1 soundblaster drivers for MS-DOS 6.22 ? by [email protected]
Hello, (See last line for my question in case you want to skip my story so far :)) I am a little into "retro mode" right now. Copieing files from Pentium 166 to IOMEGA ZIPDRIVE, HAHA ! =D Via parallel port, it's going to take 40 minutes to copy 94 MB lol (under windows 98, so it was easy to multi...
January 2nd 20 02:56 PM
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IOMega Parallel Port Zip Drive not supported in Windows 7 x64 by [email protected]
Well so far my plan to use the IOMEGA Parallel Port zip drive in Windows 7 x64 backfired. There are no drivers for this operating system. The closest thing I found was: IOMega Wa ioware-w32-x86-402.exe
January 2nd 20 10:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Why AMD X2 3800+ Dual Core (Manchestor)/Socket 939/NForce4 has noAPIC chip ? (1) by [email protected]
So hello all, Maybe this is a little bit too advanced for home-built guys, but maybe not.... maybe you know more than the "experts" LOL, maybe you are an EXPERT :) Here is a real computer architecture question for you: (First I will explain why I ran into this issue and it also has me wondering...
January 2nd 20 07:21 AM
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VHD (virtual harddisk image) in MS-DOS 6.22 ? by [email protected]
Would be cool if virtual harddisks images (vhd's) could be mounted in ms-dos. Did a little google, but doesn't seem like there is any ms-dos based utility or driver for it... Hmmm... Bye for now, Skybuck.
January 2nd 20 05:44 AM
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Video: Skynet ? on a Pentium 166 from 1997 ? by [email protected]
Video: Skynet ? on Pentium 166 from 1997 ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28Qff1jYxNc&feature=youtu.be (Hi Paul) I write this posting mostly for you but others too, quite a lot of fun looking at these old computers and I came across this, you'll have to watch the video to know what I am talking...
January 1st 20 03:52 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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“Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7’s free AV software, Security Essentials” by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
“Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7’s free AV software, Security Essentials” https://www.computerworld.com/article/3489036/microsoft-to-end-updates-to-windows-7s-free-av-software-security-essentials.html “When support for Windows 7 ends on Jan. 14, Microsoft will also stop providing...
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December 29th 19 03:19 PM
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how mediocre is new QLC SSD? by Fritz Wuehler[_11_]
So the manufacturers think they can get more GB per dollar, becoming closer to spinning disks. But the performance will be slower, also closer to the old school drive. so pffft!
December 28th 19 11:51 PM
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mystery key on laptop by [email protected]
I was given a used Toshiba L500 laptop, and noticed one of the keys seemed to be stuck down. There is no spring under it. I looked up replacement parts keyboards and they all seem to be like that. The key has a rectangle with 12 dots inside. It is between the num lock and scroll lock keys. The user...
December 26th 19 08:50 AM
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