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by Karlsweldt
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:55 pm
Forum: Motherboard Identification Forum
Topic: Older XT PC mobo used in machine shop controller
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

From KHM..to clarify: Reworking this system would require new hardware and software..at a cost of around $3,000.00 for system. Currently uses Com port for data control.. standard x-on, x-off ITP protocol.. but must run slow, max 800 baud. Newer 286 or 386 systems cannot run this program.. have tried...
by Karlsweldt
Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:45 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Windows 98 Error
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Here would be the best solution: You still have files on the HDD from a previous install. They are hidden, and Windows is trying to reinstall or reset from failure of the previous system. When formatting the hard drive, follow this proceedure: Also removes viruses that are latent..Re: No partitions,...
by Karlsweldt
Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:27 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Windows keeps booting into DOS mode
Replies: 7
Views: 1493

The size of MSDos.sys file, when set for only command prompt, is about 9 or 10 bytes. The system file to boot into Windows OS must be 1680 to 1700 bytes (view the file to see the reason..1024 bytes required for MS-Dos). When the {sys} command is evoked, the files to begin the OS are placed on the Hd...
by Karlsweldt
Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:10 pm
Forum: Motherboard Identification Forum
Topic: Older XT PC mobo used in machine shop controller
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

Older XT PC mobo used in machine shop controller

Have request from a machine shop that uses older XT mobo for controlling lathe process. It is made by P C National Corp. Bios is dated 08/1985. FDD, ports o/b. Any idea of who made it, or where specs can be obtained? Running Xenix. 6 8-bit slots. Uses Seimens 8088-1-P CPU. (12 Mhz) S/N 05700. Thanx ...