Windows 1.x platforms...

From: Kip Crosby <>
Date: Tue May 19 17:19:52 1998

At 17:24 5/19/98 -0400, Allison wrote:
>....I think winders didn't run on
>the 80186(8) used in one of the tandys and a few oddballs. mostly because
>the 186 has some on board peripherals (DMA and interrupts) that were not
>PCclone compatable.

On the contrary: There was a special version of Windows for the Tandy 2000
(80186) and Bill Gates referred to it as "the first computer built
specifically to run Windows."

Kip Crosby
Computer History Association of California
Received on Tue May 19 1998 - 17:19:52 BST

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