Compaq SLT/286

Bill Dawson phoenix at nidhog.net
Mon Aug 22 21:07:45 CDT 2005


> On 8/22/05, David Vohs <netsurfer_x1 at fastmailbox.net> wrote:
> > Hey Ethan, do you have a copy of the Diagnostic disk? I just recently
> > got one of these old gems & am trying to get it back up and running
> > again.
>
> I do not, sorry.  I do have an ancient Connor 3.5" 30MB drive in it,
> but I don't think it has a
> diagnostic partition
>
> -ethan

These files are what you are looking for:

SETUP/DIAGNOSTICS Version 8.00 DP256 720K (3.5 Inch Diskette)
DOWNLOAD: SP0308.zip 443 K
EFFECTIVE DATE: 23 April 1992
VERSION: 8.00
LANGUAGE: English
OPERATING SYSTEM: N/A
SUPERSEDES: N/A
DESCRIPTION: This 720K DIAGNOSTICS diskette contains SETUP Version 8.00
DP256, INSPECT Version 8.00 DP256 and TEST Version 8.00 DP256 for
Discontinued Products with at least 256k memory.

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp0000-0500/sp0308.txt

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp0000-0500/sp0308.zip


SETUP/DIAGNOSTICS Version 8.00 Revision B (5¼ Inch Diskettes)
DOWNLOAD: SP0316.zip 458 K
EFFECTIVE DATE: 20 May 1992
VERSION: 8.00 Rev. B
LANGUAGE: English
OPERATING SYSTEM: N/A
SUPERSEDES: N/Ax
DESCRIPTION: Compaq Diagnostics 8.00 Revision B for Discontinued Products
with at least 256k memory.

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp0000-0500/sp0316.txt

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp0000-0500/sp0316.zip



Service Quick Reference Guide: SLT/286

Introduction
The Service Quick Reference Guide contains spare part numbers for field
replaceable units, as well as technical and support information including
memory upgrade charts to assist in the repair and up-keep of your Compaq
computer. The Memory Upgrade Charts show the memory configurations for your
Compaq computer.

ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/supportinformation/techpubs/qrg/slt286.pdf


I also have a 1K file called fix.com that temporarily fixes bugs caused by
the RTC battery failure. You run it and then press any key to do a soft
reboot. The file is here:

http://www.swtpc.com/temp/fix.com



Regards,

Bill Dawson







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