Greatest resources of the QBASIC.EXE file so far

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Greatest resources of the QBASIC.EXE file so far

Post by mikefromca » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:13 pm

Not only does it contain Qbasic, but its all setup as a boot image as well. See:

https://www.allbootdisks.com/download/dos.html

And looking at the contents listing at:

https://www.allbootdisks.com/disk_contents/dos.html

I find that if you download DOS 5.0 or higher, you'll get QBASIC.EXE and QBASIC.HLP which is Qbasic 1.1.

If you're lucky to still have a CD/DVD along with the corresponding writer and valid software, then you can make a bootable CD/DVD and use the downloaded image file as if it is a boot disk, and when it boots, it will appear as Drive A. But since today's systems are on different hardware, there is a chance that the CD-ROM drivers won't load nor be detected.

ALSO,

Nice news is Qbasic 4.5 can be downloaded here but you'll need to register a free account to get it:

http://vetusware.com/download/Quick%20Basic/?id=4109

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