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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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HAM Radio, from Chestnut Software, Cambridge, MA. "Packet Radio; Frequency Lists; Equipment Modifications; Exam Study; FCC Regulations; SWL and Dx, Plus More." For MS-DOS Systems. Sections include Antennas, BBS Software, Circuits, Clubs, Control, CW, DX, Exam Assistance and Study Aids, FAX, Frequency Lists and Databases, Kenwood Mods/Repair/Control/Notes, Logging, Math and Calculations, Misc Programs. (A Version 3.0 of this CD-ROM came out later). August 1992.
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Topics: CD-BBS, Curtis Kemp, Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, Mike Woltz
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Suomen kunnallispalvelu
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I'm not even completely sure what this is, some kind of interactive art CD based on an ancient musical I guess? Here you go though. For Windows 3.1/95
Topics: iso, CD, CD-ROM, musical, interactive art, theater, finland, abandonware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Hemming GmbH
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Contents: AntiViral Toolkit Pro Virus Encyclopedia, Blackbox ver. 3.1, BlowCrypt, CHAOS COMPUTER CLUB, CODESAFE 1.10, CrCheck, DCC, Decaf, ESS-Code 7.8, FOXDCOMP, FZC, GLOSSARY, HED v1.78, Hex Workshop, HEXEDIT, IBMPAPER, IconLOC 5.0, Interactive Disassembler, K-Burglar, K-Grief 1.01, kOS KracK, LIFELINE, MAILPGP, MemScan, Message Sentry Version 1.8, OVERRIDE, PASSPHRASE, PATCHER, PATCHTOOL, PGP- Pretty Good Privacy 2.6.3, PGPCrack 0.6b, ROSEDIAG 2.15 & CPU-ID 1.10, ROSEKILL, Seguro 3.3,...
Topics: Shareware CD, Hacking, hacker
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Unkown
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A collection of Half-Life modifications/maps/tools/skins that was illegally packaged together into a retail CD. Also included with the ISO is the high resolution scans of the artwork and CD itself.
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Topics: Half-Life, Addons, CD, Tools, Mods
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Hall of Fame CD-ROM Volume #1 from Ellis Enterprises, Inc. 4205 McAuley Blvd., #385, Oklahoma City, OK 73120. Includes sections for: Archiving, Australia, Basic, Bible, Business, CD-ROM, Communications, Database, DOS, Disk Utilities, Education, Science Education, File and Disk Utilities, Fonts, Games, GIF, Graphics, Hard Drive Utilities, Home, Icons, LAN, Miscellaneous, Oilfields, PCjr, PC Magazine, Printing Utilities, Programming, Pascal, Qbasic, RBBS, QBBS, Screensavers, Spreadsheets,...
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Topics: CD-BBS, Curtis Kemp, Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, Mike Woltz
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Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso
Shareware CD-ROMs
by NMV - Nova Media Verlag
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This CD contains a database of harddisk settings, parameters, jumper positions etc. Also included are several (unrelated) shareware programs. A later version is available here .
Topics: Harddisk, Documentation, CD
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by NMV - Nova Media Verlag
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This CD contains a database of harddisk settings, parameters, jumper positions etc. Also included are several (unrelated) shareware programs. An earlier version is available  here .
Topics: Harddisk, Documentation, CD
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Hemming
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Cd with 10k icons and shareware version of Icon Master software sha1: 9D41761A3235B2D04C2F1AE288334F353481791D mastering code: RO        40216590011076 mastering sid: IFPI L622 mould sid: - System requirements IBM compatible PC with 486 or Pentium processor Windows 3.x / 95 / 98 VGA videocard Mouse (Soundcard) IconMaster version 1.2C Welcome to IconMaster, the most comprehensive and user friendly Windows 3 icon management and editing utility available. IconMaster's earlier Beta release...
Topics: cd-rom image, windows software, icons
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Shareware cd with adventure games for Windows 3.1 / 95 sha1: 75C4B40DF360B0B698063910BA8C6B394850DDAC mastering code: RO        4021659010888 mastering sid: IFPI L621 mould sid: IFPI 1G10
Topics: windows games, mac games, shareware, cd-rom image
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by Hemming
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Shareware cd with racing games for Windows 95 / 98 sha1: 9ED1DD703EE70C62DD18C82EECF714830DC794F6 mastering code:  Sono press ROM A-14962/ RACING A mastering sid: IFPI LB 47 mould sid: IFPI 0733
Topics: cd-rom image, windows games, shareware, racing games
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Shareware cd with arcade games for Windows 95 / 98 sha1: D2EA3B4A4F8DF8EE04DCEE5B85B1CE2A78CAA61C mastering code: sonopress ROM A-14957/SPIELHALLE A mastering sid: IFPI LB 46 mould sid: IFPI 0775
Topic: Shareware CD-ROM
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Hey Kids/Hij Kids
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An MS-DOS shareware games CD produced by the Hey Kids/Hij Kids clothing store based in the Netherlands. The kid on the cover is me at 10 years old.
Topics: shareware, dos games, games, demos, demo cd, demo, msdos, ms-dos
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by pacific media worX
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CD-ROM compendium of texture/backdrop images, with viewer tools for Windows 3.1 and Macintosh.
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Topics: Windows 3.1 CD-ROM, Macintosh CD-ROM, Hightechtures
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Tons & Gigs Inc.
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei. Note: Can't get installer to work, also discs 2-4 have the same contents as "Red Hot Shareware 93". HIGH VOLTAGE SHAREWARE - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Our role is to bring a convenient "bulletin board" to you. This four disk HIGH VOLTAGE set contains roughly 15,000 programs. DISC 1   Communications / Fax / Networking     DIR10     DOS: Communications     DIR11     DOS: Fax Related     DIR12     Terminate...
Topics: Shareware CD, DOS utilities, DOS games, Windows 3.x utilities, Windows 3.x games, OS/2 utilities,...
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Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Vobis Microcomputer
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Driver CD by German computer retailer Vobis. Distributed in their "Highscreen Highlights" customer magazine, probably issue June 1995. Includes drivers, tools and shareware for MS-DOS, Windows 3.x and OS/2.
Topics: PC, Retrocomputing, Drivers, DOS, Windows, OS/2, Shareware, Support, Vintage Computer,...
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by Walnut Creek CDROM
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei. Hobbes OS/2 archive CDROM.  July 94.  Walnut Creek CDROM. This CDROM contains the Hobbes OS/2 Archives from the Internet site at hobbes.cdrom.com. \_bbs                      BBS index files for various bbs's. \docs\                     Hobbes archive CDROM Doc's \1_x\comm\                 Communications programs (1.x) \1_x\drivers\              Device drivers (1.x)...
Topics: Shareware CD, OS/2 utilities, OS/2 games, DOS utilities
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by Walnut Creek CDROM
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei.  Hobbes OS/2 Archive CDROM, June 1995.  Walnut Creek CDROM.   This CDROM contains the Hobbes OS/2 Archives from the Internet site at hobbes.cdrom.com. Some files available on the OS/2 archives at ftp-os2.cdrom.com have been removed for this CDROM distribution because of copyright or export restriction. These include: Ghostscript 3.1 CKermit DES Encryption for OS/2 archiver\        Compressors/decompressors comm\           ...
Topics: Shareware CD, OS/2 utilities, OS/2 games, DOS utilities
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by Walnut Creek CDROM
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei.  Hobbes Archive CDROM, Feb. 1995.  Walnut Creek CDROM. This CDROM contains the Hobbes OS/2 Archives from the Internet site at hobbes.cdrom.com. \_bbs                        BBS index files for various bbs's. \docs\                       Walnut Creek CDROM Documentation \16bit\archiver\             File archiving utilities \16bit\bbs\                  OS/2 bbs programs...
Topics: Shareware CD, OS/2 utilities, OS/2 games, DOS utilities
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by InfoMagic, Inc.
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei.       Welcome to the InfoMagic Hobbes OS/2 "Ready to Run" CD Set This CD set has been produced with the generous assistance and cooperation of New Mexico State University and the maintainer of the Hobbes OS/2 archive, Myke Kretzer. The complete contents of the Hobbes OS/2 archive as of 1 October 1995 is included on these CD's.  All files have been unzipped and are ready to run directly from the CD's.  In some cases the...
Topics: Shareware CD, OS/2 utilities, OS/2 games
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Published by Maple Media in 1995. Found at a flea market.
Topics: Maple Media, hobbies, leisure, bible games, bible study, CD-ROM, shareware, abandonware, MS-DOS,...
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Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso
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Revista publicada por Hobby Press que contenia CDs con Shareware, multimedia, archivos de musica .mod, fanzines electronicos, contenido nacional de España y mas. - Spanish magazine cover CD which included Shareware, multimedia, mod tracker music files, e-zines, national spanish content, and more.
Topics: shareware, hot shareware, hobby press, cdrom, cd, cd-rom
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by HRS Software
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MS-DOS shareware collection on CD-ROM.
Topic: MS-DOS CD-ROM