[Wolves] Free to good home.

Mark Croft croftyboy at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 6 19:21:13 UTC 2009

could tell the one about installing slackware linux on my P166 machine
at univeristy , 10 times and wondering why it i kept getting stuck
with entering a password at the install stage.

2009/12/6 Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com>:
> 2009/12/6 Mark Croft <croftyboy at googlemail.com>:
>> i know what you mean with the interface , i did quite like the window
>> 3.1 desktop it felt familar cos i had an atari GEM machine at home and
>> the look and feel was very much a gem clone i thought.
>> Windows NT 3.51 was such a big improvement over trying to get windows
>> 3.1 too work on a network and getting it too see shared printers on
>> the novel network etc etc
>> Also it was quantum leap for programming in compared toodoing DOS
>> command line compiling. I even got the debugger too step through code
>> as autocad was running in the background , made bug fixing loads
>> easier.
>> 2009/12/6 Stephen Parkes <sparkes at westmids.biz>:
>>> 2009/12/6 Mark Croft <croftyboy at googlemail.com>:
>>>> i remember using NT 3.5 on pentium 100 i think it was.
>>> I didn't like NT 3.5 as it was old before it's time after 18 months of
>>> 'Chicago' interface leaks looking at the windows 3.1 interface made NT
>>> look like a step backwards even if it was a million times better for
>>> corporate users.
> You all have much more interesting stories of your WinOld experiences.
> --
> Kris Douglas
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