Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Nov 2008 16:12 UTC, submitted by Michael
Windows I collect manuals. I have so many of them, that I'm starting to wonder where on earth I'm supposed to put them all. Somewhere in the back of a closet, I keep all my manuals in three huge boxes, with manuals dating from the early '80s to just a few days ago when I bought a new mouse. However, none of them are as dear to my as my extensive, fully illustrated Dutch manuals for Windows 3.0, which accompanied my parents' first PC in 1990. An enormously detailed manual covering every aspect of Windows 3.0 - with special sleeves for the various floppy disks that held the Windows 3.0 operating system. I still have those original floppies, and they're still fully functional. Last week, the era of Windows 3.x finally came to an end when Microsoft ceased to give out licenses for the operating system.
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RE[3]: The Good Old Days
by helf on Thu 6th Nov 2008 15:11 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The Good Old Days"
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ouch, you board probably couldn't handle the voltage draw of the 486 upgrade. I had that happen before.

And by "naked" chips, do you mean the ones with the pins on the bottoms? I had a 286 with that ram, sucked. I forget what it was called.

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