bigkahuna1986 ,

Also in case anyone is wondering, Reagan was in office from '81-89. Source

wikibot Bot ,

Here's the summary for the wikipedia article you mentioned in your comment:

Ronald Wilson Reagan ( RAY-gən; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, his presidency constituted the Reagan era, and he is considered one of the most prominent conservative figures in American history.
Reagan graduated from Eureka College in 1932 and began to work as a sports broadcaster in Iowa. In 1937, he moved to California, and became a well-known film actor there. From 1947 to 1952, Reagan served as the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

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RenegadeTwister ,

TIL Reagan was in office in 1998. Could have swore it was Clinton...

refurbishedrefurbisher ,

Pentium II was not Reagan era. Minimum requirements include a Pentium 1, which is also not Reagan era.

Still very impressive, though.

bigkahuna1986 ,

I expected nothing and was still disappointed. Was hoping for some rare unix os on an 8088 or something.

refurbishedrefurbisher ,

You can run FreeDOS on an 8088 using the 16-bit version. Not exactly "modern", but still a recent OS.

bigkahuna1986 ,

Wild, I always thought it stopped at 286. Didn't realize it could go that old.

refurbishedrefurbisher ,

You got two options for that:

Official FreeDOS kernel: http://kernel.fdos.org/

And SvarDOS: http://svardos.org/

melroy Admin ,
melroy avatar

Less is more :D

ChicoSuave ,

I didn't know Dvd drives were around during Reagan.

FigMcLargeHuge ,

CD drives were.

i_have_no_enemies OP ,

he is using floppy disk

espentan ,

Mhm, but the "Regan era computer" has a CD/DVD ROM and a Pentium processor.

i_have_no_enemies OP ,

i think it is possible to run it

i_have_no_enemies OP ,

if it can be done for operating systems then it can be done for other programs as well

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