IBM ROM BASIC or lack thereof

From: Russ Blakeman <>
Date: Sun Sep 30 17:40:56 2001

Same as I remember the Jr has a ROM BASIC, and extended BASIC on a cart as
Tony points out. I'm sure someone on the list has a Jr in use and can define

-> -----Original Message-----
-> From:
-> []On Behalf Of Tony Duell
-> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 1:40 PM
-> To:
-> Subject: Re: IBM ROM BASIC or lack thereof
-> > It's been a while since I powered one up, but since the IBM
-> > PCjr's BASIC ROM is on a cartridge vice on the mainboard, what do you
-> > get if you boot the machine with neither a DOS floppy or the
-> THe PCjr has at least some kind of BASIC in ROM. I know there was an
-> extended BASIC cartridge (which I don't have), but a PCjr with no
-> cartridges or boot floppy will still go into BASIC.
-> -tony
Received on Sun Sep 30 2001 - 17:40:56 BST

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