Linked by Davon Shire on Wed 23rd Feb 2005 21:51 UTC
Editorial Amazing is the recent interest in full, live, operating systems that can fit on a 50 MB CD-ROM. It's totally astounding that they can cram so much onto such a tiny disk. But wait.. let's run back to the days of old.. back to say 1988.
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by Smartpatrol on Thu 24th Feb 2005 14:47 UTC

Windows 3.1 is the primary OS of choice. And though it crashes at a blink, has a clunky interface and needs at least 4 MB of ram to run well.

Boy your memory is shot or you didn't have much knowledge of windows back then. Windows 3.1 and 3.11 were well ahead of their time and ran flawlessly on top of DOS 5-6.2 even on my old POS 386sx with 1MB of RAM. The interface was fairly easy to use for its time.