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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive

With the introduction of offline storage (in the form of tape and punch cards, later floppy disks, hard drives and cards), computer users began to create and acquire all manner of data to use with their machines. Programs, textfiles, and later images, sound and moving image data would be collected in the course of computer ownership and maintenance. Over time, this collection would sometimes resemble a pile, or a library, or an archive. The unifying theme would only be that they were all on the ...



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A large collection of .EDD images created by Antoine Vignau from various Apple II sources. EDD (Essential Data Duplicator) is a disk image format to capture Apple II floppy disks at the raw level, supporting even non-standard copy-protected disks with odd configurations. It is associated with specialized hardware (EDD+ Card) and software (“I'm fEDD up”).
A variety of .ZIP files from BBSes, including history around 1980 up through the late 1990s.
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This item is a compilation of images acquired from a 12,000+ floppy collection of one of the members of the cracking group "Bamiga Sector 1". It was in an attic in Belgium for roughly 25 years and is in the process of being imaged by a small set of volunteers.  The collection is expected to grow over time and will be noted here when it is complete. The website for the project is  http://www.amigaclub.be/bs1/ For easy downloading, the collection will be a set of .zip files, which can...
A snapshot of DOWNLOAD.CYANOGENMOD.ORG before its ending - view using this link.
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Collection of floppies from Central OH Guy.
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A Random assortment of DOS-based games from a Belgian collector.
A variant set of Amiga programs and documentation, with additional information files and listings. To browse this collection of files, click here .
The ASIMOV Apple II FTP Archive is the largest public repository of Apple II disk images and support materials related to the Apple family of home computers. Continually updated and loaded with thousands of disk images, this snapshot is provided as a quick reference for projects.
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Everything about the Amiga
FILES.CHATNFILES.COM Download (July 2016)
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Credit goes to Zandro, Shaqfu, lmz and all thoese I forget. Description goes to the man Vincent of Gness Addendum\MSX Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake (MSX2).zip SD Snatcher (MSX2).zip Addendum\NES Contra.zip Deep Dungeon IV - The Black Sorcerer.zip Final Fantasy II.zip Penguin Kun Wars.zip Sugoro Quest.zip Tabo's Tactics.zip Transformers - Mystery of Convoy.zip Wagyan Land 2.zip Addendum\SG1000 Black Onyx, The.rar Addendum\SNES Jerry Boy.zip Tenchi Muyo! - The Game.zip Terranigma 8x16.rar Dreamcast...
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From various sources - windows-related utilities, software, and programs from decades of Windows history.
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Extremely large archives of a wide variety of software, for research and comparison going forward. To browse the collection, click on these links: OLD_SOFTWARE_0 OLD_SOFTWARE_99MISC OLD_SOFTWARE_A OLD_SOFTWARE_B OLD_SOFTWARE_C OLD_SOFTWARE_D OLD_SOFTWARE_E OLD_SOFTWARE_F OLD_SOFTWARE_G OLD_SOFTWARE_H OLD_SOFTWARE_I OLD_SOFTWARE_J OLD_SOFTWARE_K OLD_SOFTWARE_L OLD_SOFTWARE_M OLD_SOFTWARE_N OLD_SOFTWARE_O OLD_SOFTWARE_P OLD_SOFTWARE_Q OLD_SOFTWARE_R OLD_SOFTWARE_S OLD_SOFTWARE_T OLD_SOFTWARE_U...
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Original Location of These Files:  http://www.rbbs.be/bam/ To Browse this Archive: Click Here This is a nearly complete archive of disks of one of Belgium's oldest and biggest cracking groups on C64. After the Belgian Amiga Club recovered the BAMIGA SECTOR ONE collection, we managed to obtain their C64 collection as well. Please note that this software is NOT tested, and still needs to be sorted.  RBBS is NOT responsible for viruses. We did not receive any virus warnings while archiving these...
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These are my hard drive backups from the Commodore Amiga 4000/040 that was used on the set of Titanic, Apollo 13, True Lies, and more. The machine was integral in the making of the movies. These hard disks contain original never-before-seen lost footage from the making of Titanic. (Update: Since releasing my video about this it was discovered that the second drive thought to have been for the PAR was actually not in PAR format, though its data remains unrecoverable.) Please note the PAR drive...
Topics: Titanic, Apollo 13, The Abyss, Commodore Amiga, Amiga, Commodore, A4000, A4000/040, Movie...
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This archive is a collection of CP/M and other early system disks and software maintained by Don Maslin (1927-2004) and stored on his tape backups. Through the efforts of many different people including Al Kossow, Gene Buckle and others, the tapes were recovered and this zip file of the resulting software was created. To browse the archive online, click here .
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Pulled from the Firefox Marketplace in March 2018 using the included script, these are all software materials available before the site's shutdown.  To browse the Wayback Machine grabs of the Marketplace, visit this page . To browse the contents of this large .ZIP file, click this link . Firefox Marketplace is a discovery and distribution platform for web apps. It imbues Mozilla's principles of transparency, user control, and open innovation that locked-down platforms lack. Its mission is to...
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Collection of open source projects (related to Java and other Sun-related projects) in hbundle format.
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A collection of captures of vintage operating systems of all sorts - includes installation media and support programs.
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From the MAME Forums: "Years ago we had a forum member named oNyX who used to go around to arcade auctions and California Extreme type events and take pictures of cabs for MAME use. He also collected pictures and info from ebay auctions around the time (2000-2003ish). It became several gigabytes and was shared through a couple of FTPs for certain groups. Eventually most of it went up on a MAMEfans website but not in a way where you could just download it all. I've tossed a few other things...
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Special thanks go to my partner in crime Masteru, my helper Zandro. Shaqfu, Vincent G for the original topic and many others I don't remember because this has been going so long. |Addendum| -MSX Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake (MSX2) SD Snatcher (MSX2) -Famicom/NES Contra Deep Dungeon IV - Kuro no Youjutsushi [Deep Dungeon IV/Deep Dungeon IV - The Black Sorcerer] Final Fantasy II Minna no Taabou no Nakayoshi Daisakusen [Tabo's Tactics/Everybody's Tabo's Best Friends Great Tactics] Penguin-kun Wars...
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