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Re: Retro Network Backup

For tape backups, there's some DAT72 SCSI drives and tape cartridges on eBay that are quite affordable. Each cartridge can store 36GB of uncompressed data, and more when hardware compression is enabled (though this depends on how compressible your data is). It's not fast, but in a way, that's a good …

Re: windows 95c display properties help

I have an S3 Virge and a Voodoo1 from Diamond that I can test with a computer running Windows 95C. Which drivers did you use, specifically? Under Windows 95C, the one I'm using doesn't even add an S3 Refresh tab, but I can adjust the refresh rate by going to "Advanced Properties" in the display …

Re: Modifying Windows XP installation files?

I don't think you should have to recompress the file at all. Try adding the new ACPI.SYS file and removing the original ACPI.SY_ from the setup directory, and Windows XP Setup should copy the uncompressed ACPI.SYS without any trouble. I've modified some setup files in Windows NT 3.51/4.0 this way.

Re: windows 95c display properties help

I don't know about the default tabs (background, appearance, screen saver, settings), but I have figured out how to manually add custom tabs to the display properties in Windows 95A and B. It largely involves making registry changes and copying the necessary files a tab uses to the SYSTEM directory. …

Re: Windows NT 4.0 in VMWare or VirtualBox?

The installation partition size limit for NT4 is 4 GB, but once installed (and probably patched with SP6a), you can use partition magic to increase NT4's primary partition size to about 7.8 GB. It's possible to extend the boot partition without the need for an external partition manager by …

Re: Post pics of your CRT monitors

Here's six of my CRTs all connected to one computer. MVC-221S.JPG I was using a 1.33GHz Tualatin in this picture, but ended up switching to a Pentium 4 when I recorded this temporary setup so that games wouldn't lag so badly when stretched across all of the monitors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= …

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