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123456
07-27-2011, 04:06 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPE994pYeMU

Gee, how times have changed.

kiosk
07-27-2011, 06:06 PM
I actually have a Windows 3.11 manual, the damn thing has at least 200 pages.

123456
07-27-2011, 06:59 PM
The person says over 600 in the video.

kiosk
07-28-2011, 01:08 AM
The person says over 600 in the video.

I just checked the manual and it has exactly 300 numbered pages, and a sticker with the product key neatly placed on the last page of the manual. Why microsoft bothered with the product code for Win3.1 remains a mystery, as registering your Windows 3.x installation was completely optional. :)

123456
07-28-2011, 08:50 AM
I believe in the Win 3.x installer, you could type anything you wanted for the product code.

123456
07-28-2011, 10:00 AM
http://i.imgur.com/FlBTx.jpg

I still have 2 sets in my room!

awaj
07-29-2011, 09:56 PM
I could find at least 1 copy at my home, and there's at least one of the big metal disks that they used for storing (like 1 foot in diameter or so...) and I'm sure I could find a few other things...