We un-decked the halls this weekend and I decided to pull out some long forgotten bins under the stairs to make a bit more room for holiday decorations. One of the boxes was "old computer books" that I filled and put away under there when I moved in and hadn't looked in since.

I took possession of my home and moved here in October...of 1999 😬

Shall we explore what this time capsule has to offer?

Very well then...

Oh hey look I found the manual to go with my Windows 3.0 install floppies!

(Yes three point zero)

The more thicc windows got the more thin the printed manual got.

It was even illustrated nicely and covered the applets like paint!

What *is* a File Manager, really? :blobthinkingcool:

Before Widows became whimsical with its explorers and wizards it was all about business with all these Managers.

File Manager
Program Manager
Printer Manager

Let's see what else there is here...

Oh excellent found the manuals AND the box for the Autocad Release 10 Student Edition (for MSDOS) to go with those disks that were still kicking around too!

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@Lofenyy since I was a student I think it was "only" a couple hundred bucks at the University Bookstore, which adjusted for inflation... makes me weep.

But that was about the same as some of my more expensive textbooks so...

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