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pyotr filipivich

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May 16, 2022, 7:00:15 PMMay 16
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Naturally, after I toss the manual, find the software. Actually this
comes with the manuals - complete set.

Id picked up a copy of SPSS (Statistical Processing for Social
Sciences) years ago. I'd used it in college and where I got this I do
not recall.
But I always meant to install it "sometime". But I need the Shelf
Space, so if anyone wants a copy, it is intended for the Windows
System (3.1 or later) and is designed for the IBM PC series with at
least 4MB of RAM. And a 5 1/4 in floppy drive. That's the deal killer
for me. B-)

tschus
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JJ

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May 17, 2022, 8:05:50 PMMay 17
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On Mon, 16 May 2022 16:00:03 -0700, pyotr filipivich wrote:
> Naturally, after I toss the manual, find the software. Actually this
> comes with the manuals - complete set.
>
> Id picked up a copy of SPSS (Statistical Processing for Social
> Sciences) years ago. I'd used it in college and where I got this I do
> not recall.
> But I always meant to install it "sometime". But I need the Shelf
> Space, so if anyone wants a copy, it is intended for the Windows
> System (3.1 or later) and is designed for the IBM PC series with at
> least 4MB of RAM. And a 5 1/4 in floppy drive. That's the deal killer
> for me. B-)
>
> tschus
> pyotr

What do you mean by deal killer? The 32-bit version of Windows XP can run
most 16-bit Windows 3.x applications.

J. P. Gilliver (John)

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May 17, 2022, 8:46:14 PMMay 17
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On Wed, 18 May 2022 at 07:05:46, JJ <jj4p...@gmx.com> wrote (my
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I assumed he meant the need for the 5.25" drive was the killer.
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pyotr filipivich

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May 18, 2022, 9:12:38 PMMay 18
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"J. P. Gilliver (John)" <G6...@255soft.uk> on Wed, 18 May 2022
01:44:11 +0100 typed in microsoft.public.windowsxp.general the
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>On Wed, 18 May 2022 at 07:05:46, JJ <jj4p...@gmx.com> wrote (my
>responses usually FOLLOW):
>>On Mon, 16 May 2022 16:00:03 -0700, pyotr filipivich wrote:
>>> Naturally, after I toss the manual, find the software. Actually this
>>> comes with the manuals - complete set.
>>>
>>> Id picked up a copy of SPSS (Statistical Processing for Social
>>> Sciences) years ago. I'd used it in college and where I got this I do
>>> not recall.
>>> But I always meant to install it "sometime". But I need the Shelf
>>> Space, so if anyone wants a copy, it is intended for the Windows
>>> System (3.1 or later) and is designed for the IBM PC series with at
>>> least 4MB of RAM. And a 5 1/4 in floppy drive. That's the deal killer
>>> for me. B-)
>>>
>>> tschus
>>> pyotr
>>
>>What do you mean by deal killer? The 32-bit version of Windows XP can run
>>most 16-bit Windows 3.x applications.
>
>I assumed he meant the need for the 5.25" drive was the killer.

That especially.

I've been finding all sorts of software and files on 5.25" (and
3.5) disks. The bummer are the ones for Apple ][e.
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pyotr filipivich

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JJ <jj4p...@gmx.com> on Wed, 18 May 2022 07:05:46 +0700 typed in
microsoft.public.windowsxp.general the following:
Ah, true. Unfortunately, I think the XP box got sent to recycle
heaven.

JJ

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May 18, 2022, 10:44:51 PMMay 18
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On Wed, 18 May 2022 01:44:11 +0100, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

> On Wed, 18 May 2022 at 07:05:46, JJ <jj4p...@gmx.com> wrote (my
> responses usually FOLLOW):
>>On Mon, 16 May 2022 16:00:03 -0700, pyotr filipivich wrote:
>>> Naturally, after I toss the manual, find the software. Actually this
>>> comes with the manuals - complete set.
>>>
>>> Id picked up a copy of SPSS (Statistical Processing for Social
>>> Sciences) years ago. I'd used it in college and where I got this I do
>>> not recall.
>>> But I always meant to install it "sometime". But I need the Shelf
>>> Space, so if anyone wants a copy, it is intended for the Windows
>>> System (3.1 or later) and is designed for the IBM PC series with at
>>> least 4MB of RAM. And a 5 1/4 in floppy drive. That's the deal killer
>>> for me. B-)
>>>
>>> tschus
>>> pyotr
>>
>>What do you mean by deal killer? The 32-bit version of Windows XP can run
>>most 16-bit Windows 3.x applications.
>
> I assumed he meant the need for the 5.25" drive was the killer.

Well, if he's offering a copy, it means that he can read the floppy disk
using a floppy drive he already have. The copy doesn't have to be in form of
a physical floppy disk too. It can be a disk image file, where it can be
mounted using FileDisk, or its contents be extracted using WinImage or
7-Zip. Or just a ZIP file of the floppy disk contents (though it won't be a
100% copy of the floppy disk).
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