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Who still uses Windows 3.x
Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:39 pm
I use Windows for Workgroups 3.11 on an old 386.
Anyone else still use a pre-95 Windows for any reason at all?
Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:01 pm
What reason do you use it for?
Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:03 pm
A little bit of nostalgic sentiment, and also for its simplicity (No big clunky registry WooHoo!) Also it is faster and smaller, and has a large variety of software that can run on it.
Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:18 pm
I had an old clunker with Windows 3.1 on it for a long time up until a couple years ago when my sister fried it. (she was borrowing it and it got struck by lightning) Since then I've gotten by with Windows 98 SE (my personal favorite) though I might buy an old computer and run 3.1 on it for nostalgia if nothing else... I really enjoyed it.
Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004 9:18 pm
...Struck by lightening? That's an interesting thought...
Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:20 am
1. File manager
2. Descent level creatin'
3. Doesn't overrun DOS
4. Undeletes directories
Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2004 5:11 pm
I do have an old Amstrad that has it on it but I just dont know why...
Sometimes Win 3.1 does stop some DOS activities Such as playing some games and so on.
Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:38 am
I still got it it
(on an old 30MHz machine LOL) , *felling nostalgic*,well these were days,first game i played on it was original Red Baron,now i use Win98SE.
Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2004 6:55 pm
I used to have windows 3.1 installed just for fun. I played the Magic School bus and Dino Hunter all day long. I lost Dino Hunter or it wouldn't work right after a while, and so I just played the Magic School bus. I miss those times....
Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2004 6:56 pm
I used to have windows 3.1 installed just for fun. I played the Magic School bus and Dino Hunter all day long. I lost Dino Hunter or it wouldn't work right after a while, and so I just played the Magic School bus for hours and hours on end. I miss those times....
Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2004 9:10 am
I have WFW on a 386/40 and a 486/66 system.
The 386 is a games machine but I use IE5 to grab files from the net on ocasion and use some windows utilities for cleaning things up (32mb ram on that machine).
The 486 is for using old windows 3.1 era hardware at its fullest (has top of the line VLB equipment in it)
Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:13 pm
I used to have 3.1 on an old IBM from 1988.
Those were the days...
Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2005 2:03 pm
I have a virtual machine with NT 3.51 that works great, high res 32 bit graphics, sound, ethernet. It's not the "real" thing, but it's the next best thing.
Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2005 2:29 pm
Yeah, NT 3.51 was cool, if you wanted to take the Windows 3.1 experience to a whole new level.
Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:24 pm