Tag Archives: MS-DOS

Why ‘C’ is the Default Hard Drive Letter in So Many Computers

When hard disk drives became standard in most PCs in the later 1980s, since the first two letters were already commonly used for these floppy drives, they logically labeled the third storage device “C”, even though it now tended to be the main storage medium for the computer, including usually containing the operating system.

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TIL: These engraving machines still run on MS-DOS

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I thought that screen looked familiar from a distance!

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