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Vintage Computing Websites

The Legacy PC Project A site designed for computer hobbyists who would like to install and run, Microsoft DOS 6.22, and Microsoft Windows For Workgroups 3.11.
Obsolete Technology Website This website is dedicated to the preservation and display of these vintage computer systems
Old A site with lots of game downloads. 9000+ games available for free download..
The DigiBarn Computer Museum The DigiBarn Computer Museum seeks to capture personal stories and track technological evolution through a large collection of vintage computer systems, manuals, videos, interviews, and other fossil relics of the "Cambrian explosion" of personal computing that ignited in 1975.
Software Music Machine Archive Software downloads here for use with Windows 3.1
DOSBox A DOS operating system emulator.  You can "re-live" the good old days with the help of DOSBox, it can run plenty of the old classics that don't run on your new computer!
Windows 3.x Resources Hard to find downloads listed here.  
Vintage Computer Federation Vintage Computer Federation is a user group for people who collect and restore historic computers. We're a 501(c)3 non-profit. We evolved in autumn 2015 from the DNA of related groups.
DOSlife We long for the days when computing was more simple and there were no 'Blue Screens of Death' or 'EULAS' telling us how, when, and where we can use our computers.
FreeDOS FreeDOS is a complete, free, DOS-compatible operating system that you can use to play classic DOS games, run legacy business software, or develop embedded systems.
Calmira Online Calmira is a complete 16-bit shell that lets you manage files, launch applications and control tasks. It brings Windows 3.1 up to date with some of the advanced user interface enhancements from the Windows world, and for most people, provides welcome relief from the awkwardness of File Manager.
Vintage Operating Systems Lots of information on many operating systems.  History and installation instructions.
Computer History Museum The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the Information Age.
Old Version Newer is not always better.  Past versions of software are archived here for download.
OS/2 Headquarters Information and resources regarding the OS/2 operating system.
Internet Archive Wayback Machine Old versions of current and past websites are stored here.  Take a look at what Yahoo looked like in 1995 or Google in 1998!
Downgrade Internet Portal  : Web 1.0 Site Project that  is devoted to the old technologies Dos, Windows 3.x, as well as the restoration of the old Internet 1996-2006 years. Restored 147 sites. 
Computer History: A Timeline of Storage and Memory History of memory and storage going back to the 1920s! Shows how memory and storage technology continues to allow more storage with less space. The history covers storage and memory devices using magnetic, optical and solid state drives. Thank you Peyton for suggesting this resource!

Vintage Electronics Websites

Vintage Electronics Website Forum Many forums for discussion of use and repair of vintage electronics.
Atomic Space Junk A retro electronics website that includes a museum and items for sale.
Pacific Stereo
Vintage audio and video repair and restoration.  
Classic Audio Repair
A sourece for repair and restoration of vintage audio sets
Rewind Museum
Museum of early consumer electronics and 1st achievements
1001 HiFi - The Stereo Museum
Discover the wonderful world of vintage audio. 1001 Hi-Fi - The Stereo Museum is a place where you can discover a large private collection of vintage audio units.
Vintage Calculators Web Museum
A celebration of old calculators showing the evolution from mechanical calculator to pocket electronic calculator
The Old Stereo Guy
Great pictures and information about vintage audio equipment
The Best Turntable
The Best Turntable's mission to inform you about the dynamics and intricacies that go into selecting the best record player.

Electronics Technology Websites

 EE Power  Features technical articles, design tips, and application notes from the industry’s leading power electronics engineers and application experts.


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