It's official: "nuke" infected Windows PCs instead of fixing them. 3219
for a long time the one shipped with turbo pascal was extremely popular ... including a lot of tweaks and features down by internal workers (available internal from one of the IBMPC forums). i continued to use the one from turbo pascal well into the late 80s.
vmshare had been provided as service to share community by tymshare ... misc
after PCs started to become popular, pcshare was added.
It's official: "nuke" infected Windows PCs instead of fixing them. 3220
snip-- exactly. i have sometimes recommended 1)deactivate boot flag on windows parbreastion(s) 2)install another...
Nice Site On Communist Era Hardware in Hungary 3221
On 7 Apr 2006 11:15:24 -0700 in alt.folklore.computers, Quoting from site: "Sometimes unrelated machines were labelled as TPAs, too. Big VAX machines, which were smuggled in, despite the COCOM embargo (a pact of...
i managed to set up regular cloning of the vmshare forums and make them available internally on places like hone
somewhat in the wake of the "tandem memos" online event (for which I got blaimed), more structured online operation was created ... somewhat akin to vmshare that was called IBMVM. this grew into IBMPC and all whole set of other interest areas. this was supported by something called toolsrun ... which was sort of cross (combination) between usenet and listserv.
at one point corporate hdqtrs starting deploying software that would account for amount of internal network traffic (world-wide, thousand plus nodes growing to a couple thousand, several hundred thousand people). at one point somebody suggested that i had been in some way (directly or indirectly) responsible for 1-3rd of all bytes transferred on the (whole) internal network for a period of a month.
random past posts mentioning tandem memos: