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Shareware CD-ROMs

One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find shareware ...



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Amiga CD-ROM compilation of photo images in various formats: PhotoCD, GIF, JPEG, TGA, IFF-ILBM.
Topic: Amiga CD-ROM
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(2007) 1082 Logiciels DIVX MP3
(2010) 1008 logiciels Freeware-Shareware Win2K-XP-Vista - Multilingual
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(2011) 1754 Win2k-XP-Vista Utilitaires
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable. All games run directly from the CD, there's no need to install anything. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
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Topics: Windows, Game, Shareware
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable. All games run directly from the CD, there's no need to install anything. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
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Topics: Windows, Game, Shareware
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Tested in 32-bit Windows 10 with DirectX9 installed. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable named "browser.exe" if that does not work run the games manually. All games run directly from the CD, there's no need to install anything. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
Topics: Digerati, Windows, Game, Shareware, Flash
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable. All games run directly from the CD, there's no need to install anything. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
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Topics: Windows, Game, Shareware
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable. Some games are demos. Some run directly from the CD, others might need installation, require DOSBox, DirectX 7.0 or greater, and/or even use MIDI. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
Topics: Windows, Game, Shareware
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file and run the executable. Some games are demos. Some run directly from the CD, others might need installation, require DOSBox, DirectX 7.0 or greater, and/or even use MIDI. Not all games are guaranteed to work.
Topics: Windows, Game, Shareware
1-57176-096-2 Font Garden, Oct 1995 Walnut Creek Mac PC 1995 Font Garden.iso
1-57176-148-9 The Clip Art Image Library Version 2[(c)1996][1996][Walnut Creek][DOS][CLIPLIB0896].iso
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Global Star Software
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A compilation of shareware / demo games for Windows 9x.
Topics: shareware, demo, games, Windows 95, Windows 98
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by Global Star Software
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Topic: shareware
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by Expert Software
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An awesome collection of games made just for kids
Topic: shareware
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100 Great Games for Palm OS and Handspring rs Volume 3 (Global Star Software) (2001)
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100 Great Games for Windows 98
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Topics: Shareware, Shareware CD-ROM
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100 Great Games for Windows95
100 Shareware Action Arcade Games for Windows95+ (GlobalStar)(Eng)
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Softkey
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100 Smash Win 95 Games. An exciting collection of everyone's favorite games for Windows 95. Full-version games: Bones, Champion Chess, Comet Busters, Craps, Oracle of Runes, Quomino, Slay, Smoke 'Em Poker and MORE! Shareware Games: Acey Deucy, Big 8 Solitaire, Chinese Solitaire, Crazy Gravity, Cribbage, CyberDice, Dominion, Dominoes for Windows, Fortune Raiders, Mega Slots for Windows, Patolli, Pinball, Poker Challenge, Poker Squares, Pro Backgammon, Quarry, Race Track, Ringjongg, Rummy 500,...
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Topics: CD-ROM, Softkey, Windows-95
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1000 Best Games for Windows31
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by COSMI Corporation
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Topic: Windows software
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A collection of freeware and shareware programs and games for Palm OS devices.
Topic: Palm Pilot, Shareware Collections
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1000 Great Games (Valusoft) (1997)
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100000 Web Images Plus Web Page Creator (Cosmi Corporation) (1999)
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1001 Games and More (ValuSoft) (1997)
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The DOOM Level CD Collection
by Wicked Sensations
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Topics: video games, DOOM, first-person shooter
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Tech Express Software
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Topic: video game demos
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101 PC Games Volume 1 (Future Publishing) DVD-ROM (2002).
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101 PC Games Volume 2 from Future Publishing.
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12 Christian Desktop Themes
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by Cosmi Software
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CD-ROM collection of images in .WMF, .PCX, .TIF and .BMP format, with viewer tools for Windows 3.1/95.
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Topics: Windows 3.1 CD-ROM, Windows 95 CD-ROM
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1500 Photos
16 Million Businesses Phone Book (1998 Edition) (CD USA) (1998)
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Amiga demos, utilities, games, educational programs, music, graphics, etc. Includes disks 3352-3870 of the 17 Bit PD Library, packed in .DMS format.
Topic: Amiga CD-ROM
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Topics: 17Bit, Amiga pd, coverdisks
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by 17Bit
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This is 17Bit Phase Four disk.
Topics: 17Bit, Amiga pd, coverdisks
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by 17Bit
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Topics: 17Bit, Amiga pd, coverdisks
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by 17Bit
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Topics: 17Bit, Amiga pd, coverdisks
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1993 Aces Research Dr. Windows (UPC 765872322017) shareware
1995 Guinness Multimedia Disc of World Records Version 3.0 (Grolier Electronic Publishing) (1994)
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1996MODS
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1998 TravRoute Door-to-Door Disk 1 of 2 D2DINST2.iso
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1998 TravRoute Door-to-Door Disk 2 of 2 D2DDATA2.iso
1999 Scientific Learning Corporation CBT - Fast ForWord Demo.iso
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by BetaCorp Technologies Inc.
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                     1st Canadian Shareware Disc                                Copyright Notice The 1st Canadian Shareware Disc is a CD-ROM database containing thousands of high-quality shareware programs and text files, with a special emphasis on Canadian content. BETACORP Technologies Inc. makes no claims of interest or ownership of any of the copyrighted shareware programs or files on the CD-ROM.   By purchasing the 1st Canadian Shareware Disc you have NOT...
Topics: Shareware, DOS, Windows 3.x
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2001 A PC World Odyssey (PC World) (2000)
2001 Demo Real.com Realnetworks.com March 2001 Realnetworks.iso
2001 IRS Release 2000.2 Final 2000 CD-ROM Federal Tax Products 2000 2.iso
2001 Lincoln Cybergolf - Roger Gunn's Cyber Golf Pro - Lincoln American Luxury (Four Lessons).iso
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2001 PC for All
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2002 PC for All
2002 USPS United States Postal Service Internet World Spring Invite IWS Invite.iso
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2003 PC for All
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2004 PC for All
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2005 PC for All
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2006 PC for All
2007 Austin Game Developers Conference - Keynote Collection
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201 Solid Gold Games CD-ROM from Cosmi and Swift Jewel.
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by Global Star Software
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Windows 3.1 shareware CD-ROM.
Topic: Windows 3.1 CD-ROM
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25 Mega Hit Games (Micro Star) (1996)
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by Expert Software
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Featuring Mortal Kombat 2, Doom, The Dig, and more! Version: 0869101 Version Number:1.0
Topic: shareware
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3 D Ultra Pinball Creep Night (Sierra) (1996)
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300 Arcade Games (COSMI) (2000)
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by Global Star Software
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Topic: Windows games