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Windows 7: What was your first computer?

09 Dec 2009   #11


Acorn Electron ( A kind of cut-down BBC Micro) .
6502 CPU, built in BASIC interpreter, with assembler. And an infinity of bolt-on expansions, with lots of additional hardware added on.
I added a hard drive, but had to write the software to actually make much use of it. Which at least forced me to learn about handling data files and arrays and such like bits of exotic coding. ( Well it was exotic to me then - early 1980s).

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09 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium

Packard Bell in 1995, I think 386 40MB hard drive
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09 Dec 2009   #13

7 Pro x86

A sinclair zx 81.

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09 Dec 2009   #14

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547

===>> as above..

- still have it, it's in the loft..
- along with a dozen speccy's 3 QL's & over 3000 games..!!

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09 Dec 2009   #15


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reghakr View Post
Packard Bell in 1995, I think 386 40MB hard drive
I was a repair tech at Digital Equipment Corp around '96 and we referred to the PB as "Packard Hell". (We were an authorized repair facility for PB, as well as Toshiba) Anyone outside of warranty status might as well have junked their computer if it needed a M/B because the price of the boards was astronomical. And...most of the time, the issue with the PB was the M/B...
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09 Dec 2009   #16

Win 7 ultimate x64 sp1

i bought the first radio shack trs-80 to hit delaware in 1977
32K ram with cassette player storage.
later expanded to 64k and 2 120k diskette drives.
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09 Dec 2009   #17

windows 7 Enterprise x64


i still have it and it works

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10 Dec 2009   #18

7 Ultimate x64 RTM 7600.16385

a 486
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10 Dec 2009   #19

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)

Compaq DeskPro 286, 640k Ram, 40MB Hardrive 5.25 Floppy... It was a SCREAMER!
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10 Dec 2009   #20

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)

Commodore 64....
When I was lucky enough to have been given a stereo with a tape to tape recorder I discovered that you could copy the old datasette tape games on "high speed dub" lol
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