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by flaxcottage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Library of Physical Chemistry Software - Help!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Library of Physical Chemistry Software - Help!!!

I acquired a copy of the Library of Physical Chemistry Software by PB Ayscough published by Oxford Electronic Publishing at the WRPCC Show last Saturday. Unfortunately ALL the discs are unreadable with multiple damaged sectors on multiple tracks. There are 6 disks total and all are damaged. The disc...
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Head magnifiers with lamp
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Head magnifiers with lamp

I use a Rolson 2 LED magnifier from Amazon. It has 4 lenses, any two of which may be flipped into place.

Absolutely brilliant! :D
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Buying software on 'vintage' floppy diskettes
Replies: 10
Views: 302

Re: Buying software on 'vintage' floppy diskettes

Some more info about the disc in question here http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2457&start=2730 From experience of archiving BBC software very few 5.25" discs are unreadable if they have been kept in a warm dry place. I obtained about 200 or so last weekend at the W...
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Wakefield RISC OS show 21st April 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 2173

Re: Wakefield RISC OS show 21st April 2018

Some bad news . . . (apart from my English!) . . . I unpacked my transport box last night and found two items missing :( Two IDE interfaces. One was delivered to me by IanS (his new version) and the second was an original version 6C, found for me on the bring and buy stand by DanielJ. The last time...
by flaxcottage
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2753
Views: 212689

Re: LOLPRICE

Quite silly! :lol: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-Archimedes-RISC-The-Interface-IT-In-Logistics-Royal-Air-Force-Very-Rare/202295803777?hash=item2f19c4ff81:g:hLkAAOSwFm5a3PJg The disc will be useless without the massive documentation to back it up. I remember this title BITD - late eighties or earl...
by flaxcottage
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Archimedes A3010 issues
Replies: 13
Views: 234

Re: Archimedes A3010 issues

by flaxcottage
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Decompiler Expert Just Joined
Replies: 11
Views: 290

Re: Decompiler Expert Just Joined

Welcome. :D
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Maths - O-Level Revision Part One - Cheshire Cat Educational Series This was a double cassette title in an impressive plastic case and arrived courtesy of pegson1 , thanks. The tapes were unprotected and the ADT2 command *XFER was used to copy the files over to ADFS on my Master HD. I used ADFS as ...
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help with the Educational Archive
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: Help with the Educational Archive

I have a copy of "The Cheshire Cat Maths O Level Revision Part 1", two cassettes and Manual in original packaging. I have never tried to read the tapes and have no plans to. If you want this, I will post it to you. PM sent, thanks. The tapes arrived yesterday, thanks. =D> All the contents...
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help with the Educational Archive
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: Help with the Educational Archive

@billcarr2005.

Thanks for those titles. =D> =D> =D>

Fletcher's Castle is in my box of 'to-do' titles. Now I don't have to. 8)
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help with the Educational Archive
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: Help with the Educational Archive

I have a copy of "The Cheshire Cat Maths O Level Revision Part 1", two cassettes and Manual in original packaging. I have never tried to read the tapes and have no plans to. If you want this, I will post it to you. PM sent, thanks. The tapes arrived yesterday, thanks. =D> All the contents...
by flaxcottage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2575
Views: 206211

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

This should be in the LOL price section! :shock:

Tynemouth Software can do this sort of thing as shown here:- http://blog.tynemouthsoftware.co.uk/201 ... d-kit.html

Still there might be a muffin out there with more money than sense. :roll: :lol:
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2575
Views: 206211

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Yes, Supastore does need a ROM. This can be loaded from http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=14367.

Anyone got a pdf of the documentation? =D>
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Thanks for that billcarr2005! =D> =D> =D>

You need to edit your avatar to wear a blue cloak and a big S on the chest. :lol:
by flaxcottage
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: ADVANCED FOLIO
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: ADVANCED FOLIO

Thanks for this upload. :D =D> The first thing I discovered was that my software was incomplete. I was missing Work Disc "B". The DFS software now seems to work just fine after your update. :D I'll have a look at making an ADFS version to match the package I received. The signature disc se...
by flaxcottage
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: New guy
Replies: 16
Views: 400

Re: New guy

Welcome, FelisSapien. :D
by flaxcottage
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Looking for an Evolution type simulation
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Looking for an Evolution type simulation

There is this offering from Longmans.
by flaxcottage
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Could this be related to the issue that affected the reporting of used tracks on the DLM titles? 20 x 2560 (or &14 x &A00) would give total data length of just 51200 (or &C800), whereas the SSD contains more than this? :? I've attached the SSD created from de-FSDing the image i'd got. J...
by flaxcottage
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Colourcopter and other Early Learning Programs A pre-school/infants suite of programs. This is disc only due to the number of *DISK and *DRIVE commands in the code. It works on B, B+ and Master. The software is driven by the function keys and comes with a collection of keystrips. Unfortunately keys...
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: AVP First Steps (COM050)
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: AVP First Steps (COM050)

You have a museum all of your own. :lol:

All of those are MIA.
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: ADVANCED FOLIO
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: ADVANCED FOLIO

@Daniel - No problem. I'll bring it along on the 21st. @billcarr2005 - My disc is Version 2 as well but is ADFS. Your DFS ones should be the same software just on a different filing system. Provided they don't do any *DISC or *DRIVE commands they could be copied onto ADFS to complete my set. Thanks ...
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: AVP First Steps (COM050)
Replies: 2
Views: 125

AVP First Steps (COM050)

Does anyone have a copy of this title? [-o< [-o<

I need a copy of the file KP~. If anyone has this title and can post a copy of this file I'd be very grateful, thanks.
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: ADVANCED FOLIO
Replies: 5
Views: 266

ADVANCED FOLIO

Does anyone have a copy of the Signature Disc for Advanced Folio by Tedimen Software in an unprotected state? [-o< [-o<

My copy is a 3.5" ADFS version and is very well protected. It works but will take a long time to crack even if I am able to do it.

Thanks in anticipation.
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 539
Views: 52017

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

AVP - FIRST STEPS AVP - PUZZLE PALACE A couple of titles from the massive AVP catalogue. These had minimal protection. The disc was formatted to 20 tracks on a 40T floppy. The catalogue was full of VDU21 and CLS commands inside the title and dummy file names. The catalogues on both discs were full ...
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4544
Views: 294494

Re: Today I received.....

A call from the Asian branch of the BT Technical Department! #-o

My BT Account is downloading viruses and malware. :lol: This makes a change from my computer is downloading viruses.

When asked to pass the security questions they hung up. I wonder why? [-X [-X [-X
by flaxcottage
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Tv display top line problem
Replies: 12
Views: 403

Re: Tv display top line problem

Rats! :?
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Tv display top line problem
Replies: 12
Views: 403

Re: Tv display top line problem

*tv255,1
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help with the Educational Archive
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: Help with the Educational Archive

pegson1 wrote:I have a copy of "The Cheshire Cat Maths O Level Revision Part 1", two cassettes and Manual in original packaging.
I have never tried to read the tapes and have no plans to.
If you want this, I will post it to you.


PM sent, thanks.
by flaxcottage
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help with the Educational Archive
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: Help with the Educational Archive

hoglet wrote:John,

Acornsoft Temperature Control Simulation (SBE16) was archived by Wim here:
http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewto ... 33#p128933

Dave


Thanks, Dave. That has now been 'collected'. :D