need help identifying an OS/2 Warp disk...

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need help identifying an OS/2 Warp disk...

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Heres the demo disk:

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its "ASDI.001" file is corrupt (it stops copying at 25%),but everything else held up fine. id like to try this disk out of curiousity... anyone know what Warp it is/where i can find the corrupt file?
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Post by empireum »

Considering the copyright date, I'd say it's Warp 3.

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Post by os2fan2 »

It looks like Warp 3. The rotated square device was dropped in Warp 4.

try http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/dos/os2demo.zip

This looks like the same diskette!

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Post by stitch »

Warp 3. Possiably Warp 3 connect. I have a Warp 3 connect and that same disk somewhere.

(I say possiably W3 Connect as they may of used it for both)

ADD: for knowledge, I believe Warp 4 came out in 1996, maybe 1997. I think 1996 though.

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It's not Warp3 connect. That would have the word "Connect" in the logo.

ASDI.001 sounds like it's the first (or only) media file for the show. The disk consists of a media player which plays things like ASDI.001 etc in sequence. It's not a real working sample.

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Post by SDRLS »

That depends on the source of that demo disk. If my memory serves correctly almost all of the demos for warp 3/4 had fully functionable versions of OS2 on them or had the full versions that could be easily turned from Demo to working copys.
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Post by ToastyCheesy »

wasn't there also a difference between red disks and blue disks?

I have Warp 3 connect blue, and it looks nothing like that. Also, the disk is grey, there is a startup disk and a "Disk 1"

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Re: need help identifying an OS/2 Warp disk...

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You find an image of it here: http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/h-browse.php?dir=/pub/dos look for "os2demo.zip"

It's a DOS slide-show program that does a presentation of OS/2. Ye see on the label that it requires DOS 3.3 or higher etc. It's a DOS app.

Of more interest is drk95.zip, a three-disk proggie that actually has some useful utilities in it.

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