Anybody Know What Windows 1993 Is?

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JohnsterSpaceNT
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Anybody Know What Windows 1993 Is?

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Hello. I'm wondering if anybody knows what this CD called Windows 1993 Is? I'm not sure if its an operating system or something else.
Here is an image i found online:
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And here is a link to a page about it: http://www.elisoftware.org/index.php/Wi ... da_Release

I also know a relative that has a physical copy of this cd if you want a better look at it. If you know what this is please tell me.
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Re: Anybody Know What Windows 1993 Is?

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It seems like a collection of third party programs

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Alright then, would it be acceptable to upload the physical copy I have to FTP or not?
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JohnsterSpaceNT wrote:Alright then, would it be acceptable to upload the physical copy I have to FTP or not?
Maybe. The final decision lies the hands of the site admins. You might PM them.

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Well, it looks pretty simple, it's one of those public domain discs filled with exactly what it says: screensavers, desktop pics, cliparts, icons, "games" and whatnot... nothing Microsoft and no OS on it. I've seen tons of these and they are all the same :). Nothing we would archive, but if you want to share it in public go ahead.
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Maybe it is something for archive.org

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I have already noticed this disc from Archive.org, and it is a shovelware CD. It has a bunch of freeware junk on it, nothing very useful to BA and something that can easily be found online.

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Windows 1993 refers to Win 3.11, it was a common expression for it.

The cd in the OP is shareware, in the usual pre-internet distribution thereof.

The better ones were things like from Walnut Creek (Cica), and the like.

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The CD almost looks like something you'd get in one of these magazines, too bad it's nothing special from the looks of it

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