I have a dreamy AST Advantage Adventure 4066d... it's a PC with 66mhz
Cyrix goodness :)
Anyway it turned 15 years old on bonfire night, my first PC after the
Spectrum 128k (now 25 years old!).
I'd love to get a couple of 16mb EDO 60ns sticks for it to max out the
memory if anyone has any.
But also it'd be cool to get a hard disk that could have been plausibly
been available around 1995/6/7 about 2gb. I'm sure the BIOS suffers
from either the 1024 or the 4096 cylinder issue (either restricted to
504mb or 2.11gb). The PC currently has what it originally came with, a
500mb-ish Maxtor, but I remember it having a 2gb around 1997 (long gone)
and me using MaxBlast in the MBR to get over the restriction.
I intend on dual booting DOS/Win (that comes with) and Debian Bo, time
to break out LILO! :)
Any kit you have similar let me know...
I have the last of the assets of AST Research Inc. before they went bump
(don't know if anyone remembers them, they competed against Packard Bell
in the mid 90's).
It's mostly restore disks, bit of hardware, but also on DVD their old
support site (ari-service.com
) including all drivers, firmware,
bulletins, etc... which is ASP based with MS-SQL.
I bought a copy of Win2k-AS a few months back and tried to set it up
again virtually, but I'm not the greatest MS-SQL/IIS expert and remember
having some issues - probably related to the ASP or the Database
linking. Originally it ran on NT4 I'm told, but at least Win2K-AS came
If anyone does have some really old memory, disks, or experience with
crappy Win2K web hosting lemme know directly since this isn't exactly