Monthly Archives: October 2010

MS OS/2 Patents

When Microsoft OS/2 1.3 boots up, it prints a prominent message “U.S. Patent No. 4779187; 4825358”. What are those patents? As it turns out, it’s really just one invention, which for reasons perhaps clear to a patent lawyer was essentially … Continue reading

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Installing Windows NT 3.x in VirtualBox

All Windows NT 3.x versions can be used in VirtualBox, although they are not officially supported (unlike all following NT versions) and no Guest Additions are provided. Furthermore, for Windows NT 3.1 and 3.5, an extra step needs to be … Continue reading

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