PC XT bootup

  wlw 18:27 24 Jun 04
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PC XT Boot-up

I recently acquired an IBM PC XT PC to add to my museum of old PCs.

Although I have used PX XT some 20 years ago, I cannot get this one started.
Switching on only gets me into BASIC. What do I need to boot up properly?

Someone said I need a DOS diskette. Where would I find such a thing nowadays?

Thanks for some help from the less-than-young audience !

WLW

P.S. Are there any PC museums in UK?

  Rayuk 18:40 24 Jun 04

click here
Do a google plenty of hits

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