Windows 1.x platforms...

From: Julian Richardson <>
Date: Wed May 20 06:08:43 1998

>>>....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."

I think it'd run via the 80186 daughterboards in a BBC Master system
too... I'm sure I tried this years ago... (ok, "years" is kinda
relative! :)

Received on Wed May 20 1998 - 06:08:43 BST

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