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Old 20-10-2012, 07:35 PM   #33
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Currently tring to get some stored old PCs runnig again.

My 286 has the combined battery/RTC devices that are dead now. It refuses to boot with a mesage that it lost its BIOS settings.
Seems impossible to preserve those for the future as those devices are not produced any more.

A 386 is still working perfectly, but the battery is already leaking.

The Pentium 100 that I used for about 10 years seems completely dead. :-(

Maybe the Pentium II is old enough to use all the SW on this site.
Otherwise I'll have to find some replacements. I hope there are still enough (used) spare parts in working condition from that time available.
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