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Re: July 1994 BestBuy flyer on imgur...

in Milliways
I remember reading an article in PC Mag or maybe Computer Shopper... talking about how the 286 had "too much power" for the desktop and belonged in the server room. This might've been in '87 at the latest. You can see that was the trade topic for years, watch the 386, 486, and Pentium episodes of …

Re: July 1994 BestBuy flyer on imgur...

in Milliways
I remember reading an article in PC Mag or maybe Computer Shopper (back when they had REAL ARTICLES and were just HUGE) talking about how the 286 had "too much power" for the desktop and belonged in the server room. This might've been in '87 at the latest.

Re: Installing SB16 in Windows 98SE

The CT1740 is not plug and play. It's most likely still detecting that ESS Audio Drive. If you plug your speakers into the ESS Audio Drive and still get sound, that would explain a few things. In Device Manager, get the list of the drivers used by the ESS Audio Drive. Then remove the ESS Audio drive …

Re: WinME created 16GB partition during install on 80GB drive

in Milliways
If I left the extra space unallocated, the drive would boot normally. But if I tried to expand the partition to fill the larger drive's additional space, I'd get the blinking cursor thingy, and fdisk /mbr wouldn't help. Can you expand it to 63GiB? At 64GiB it changes the cluster size (chkdsk will …

Re: WinME created 16GB partition during install on 80GB drive

in Milliways
FYI, the cloned drive with file system grown out by Gparted does not boot. Just sits at a black screen with a blinking cursor, no disk access at all. :-/ The drive may have been cloned but the partition may not be active. fdisk /mbr may do the trick. If you have a bootable WinME diskette, boot from …

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