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    Help with IBM 5160 XT on Internet Browser

    I look at fdisk.com and looked at bobcat the internet browser which would be compatible with my IBM 5160 XT, however the files is too large to fit on a 360kb floppy, how would I go about dong this, is there other alternatives. I have tried the minuet web browser however it fails to start up. Any...
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    I need help finding a Packet Driver

    I just recently bought a WD8003W Network card for my xt, but I can't seem to find packet drivers for it. If you can help me out, that would be great. thanks
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    Will this card work in my IBM 5160 XT

    http://cgi.ebay.com/SMC-8330WC-8-bit-isa-network-card-61-600405-000-/320703954607?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4aab71feaf if so, I am assuming I am going to need to find drivers for it.
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    Help with my floppy drive.

    Hello I am trying to plug my 5 1/4in floppy from my ibm 5160 xt in my dell so I can transfer some software over. However when ever I try to access it, it displays an error, probably because there are no drivers. dos anyone know where I can these drivers?
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    How Do I Perform a Low Level Format on A IBM 5160XT

    my ibm 5160 xt has a type 2 20mb xt harddrive and wanted to know how do I perform a low level format on this
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    How Do I Install IBM PC-DOS 2.1 on The Hard Drive

    Hello, I managed to have struck a deal on dos 2.1 and I went to fdisk, but I can't figure out how to install dos 2.1 on the hard drive. Can you even do this, if so please help me out. thanks
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    Help Connecting My IBM 5160 XT Hard Drive on my modern computer

    I connected the ISA card into my modern computer and connected the IBM's hdd to it, but it won't show up. is there any drivers I need to get.
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    Want to make sure this 5.25" Floppy drive will work.

    I am trying to max out my IBM 5160 XT and I want to add another floppy drive. http://cgi.ebay.com/TEAC-FD-55BR-506-U-5-Floppy-Drive-360K-DSDD-48TPI-NR-/250672851990?pt=PCC_Drives_Storage_Internal&hash=item3a5d442c16 TEAC FD-55BR-506-U ds/dd 360k also would I need any extra cables?
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    Will This CD ROM Drive Work On My IBM 5160 XT?

    I wanted to know if this cd drive would work on my IBM 5160 XT. http://cgi.ebay.com/Parallel-External-CDROM-Drive-Microsolutions-Backpack-/170594108426?_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D5%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D271317030185115673 Parallel External CDROM Drive...
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    Looking For Dos for my IBM 5160 XT

    I have a 5160 XT and I have spent quite a but of money on it to get it running so I am a bit low on cash right this minuet, however I will be getting more money next month. Anyway I am looking for a good version of dos for my IBM 5160 XT. It has a 20mb hard drive and 640kb of ram. and I believe...
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    I need help getting a copy of PC-DOS 5.0/ or other versions

    I just got my keyboard so I was abke t opower on my XT to get a "non system disk or disk error" "please replace and press any key". So my guess is that it got its OS formatted because they hard drive is still alive and going. So I was wondering if someone could help find the files for PC-DOS 5.0...
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    Help With My IBM 5160 XT

    For some reason I was not raptured however I think I CMOS Battery in my IBM 5160 XT was. When I turn it on, it counts all 640k of ram and the it checks the floppy drive and then it makes 2 long beeps then says "ERROR" "Resume = F1", I am not familiar with these old vintage machines since I am a...
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    WTB: IBM Model M 1391401 Keyboard Cable

    I just bought a IBM Computer Keyboard Model M 1391401 but it has no cable an dI was wondering if anyone was willing to sell me one for a reasonable price.
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    Can I Use a Trident TVGA 9000B with an IBM 5160 XT

    Hello, I wanted to know if I could use the Trident TVGA9000B video card in my IBM 5160 xt, because on http://wiki.vintage-computer.com/index.php/8bit_Friendly_ISA_VGA_cards it says it will support a TVGA 9000, however I am not sure if it is the same thing. Any help or guidence would be great...
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    Will This Video Card Work In My IBM 5160 XT

    http://www.recycledgoods.com/products/Trident-JA-8237A-V2-Video-Card.html I wanted to know if that card would work in my IBM 5160 XT before I buy it.