IBM ROM BASIC or lack thereof

From: ajp166 <>
Date: Tue Oct 2 19:21:06 2001

From: Chris <>
>I just did a search in win95 for basic (this is a fresh install of
>so no other software has been added)... and there are NO matches. Going
>to a command line and typing Qbasic give a "bad command or file name" as
>I would expect since find found nothing.

the standard install does not copy it to the disk. Check the CDrom as
it's there
in a seperate directory.

>WinME has the same results. I can't test 98 or NT 4 or 5 from home, so I
>can't say what is on them, but I would guess the same thing (nothing).

It's also on my NT4/server, Nt4/workstation, 98 and 98se none of which
install it automagically. it can be installed on W2000 from what I've
told but again it's a manual install.

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