Windows 10: From DOS to the golden age of Windows

Discus and support From DOS to the golden age of Windows in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; Travelling back in time Those of us who grew up with computers have witnessed great change: from the hulking tower PCs of yore to the pocket-sized... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by Brink, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Brink
    Brink New Member

    From DOS to the golden age of Windows

    Read more: From DOS to the golden age of Windows: The classic operating systems you can run in the browser - TechRepublic

    Brink, Feb 23, 2016

  2. Problems Nokia E72 firmware version 051.018

    Nokia is proving it to be a dumb company as days goes by. Its golden age is near to end. Shame..... Nokia shame....
    shakivrizvi, Feb 23, 2016
  3. Unable to run Age of Empires The Age of King game on Windows 10.

    With windows 10 I cannot get AGE OF EMPIRES II to load or play?
    ClarenceCampbell1, Feb 23, 2016
  4. dencal Win User

    From DOS to the golden age of Windows

    Sweet memories..hell no!..present day users don't realise what we had to go through, or compared, how reliable modern computers are.
    dencal, Feb 23, 2016
  5. What - no punch cards?
    markweatherill, Feb 23, 2016
  6. Datapod Win User
    Agreed. Some days though when working out a particularly obscure Windows problem I do kind of miss the days when you knew what pretty much every file on your computer was, where it was and what it did.

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    Datapod, Feb 23, 2016
  7. Yes remember this very well and some of the members who now are on about windows 10 should of been around in those times then they would of been grateful for how we used to had to do it
    hTconeM9user, Feb 23, 2016
  8. Drybonz Win User

    From DOS to the golden age of Windows

    I'm willing to admit that Windows 10 is better than DOS.
    Drybonz, Feb 23, 2016
  9. eLPuSHeR Win User
    Yes. Fond memories... *Cool
    eLPuSHeR, Feb 23, 2016
  10. lol, install DOS from 4 floppies, install Windows from a dozen or so floppies, then install office from about 2 dozen or so floppies. Hook up your dial up modem, get the disks out for that. etc, etc, etc,
    alphanumeric, Feb 23, 2016
  11. Yes remember that very well took most of day and evening just to install everything and shutting down and restarting. then trying to get connected to dial up and waiting for the slow connection
    hTconeM9user, Feb 23, 2016
  12. I came rather late to computers year 2000 to be exact first great adventure into the computing world with windows 98, All the BSOD with it was totally unbelievable.

    The reassuring sound of the modem as it dialled into AOL and some of the software I downloaded, One stands out in particular Bit Magic a little program with a tv screen GUI that delivered all kinds of goodies every day, cartoons that kind of thing, Have searched in vain to get an archive of it, think they went out of business.

    donegaljoe, Feb 23, 2016
  13. Word Man Win User

    From DOS to the golden age of Windows

    Word Man, Feb 23, 2016
  14. I can remember loading the OS on, I think it was an HP main frame, from a perforated tape on a spool. Then loading your program from cards you marked with a lead pensile. It was a programing exercise in Tech School on an old retired main frame. It was way outdated at the time but a fun trip down memory lane. Pun intended. *Smile
    alphanumeric, Feb 23, 2016
  15. LEE
    Lee Win User
    1987. . .a wonderful year. . .my first GUI computer, the Apple Mac (Mac Plus), no more command line everything you needed to see,or use was right there on the screen. . .*Party

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