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Lardo Boffin
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Genius menu maker IBM PC compatibles

Post by Lardo Boffin » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:28 pm

I received an assorted bunch of discs today and in amongst them were a lot of discs by Genius, including Menu Maker and Dr Genius.

Anyone have any idea what they are? They are for IBM compatibles but have no idea beyond that.
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If they are of use to anyone you are welcome to them for the cost of p&p otherwise they will probably end up being reformatted and used. :twisted:
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Re: Genius menu maker IBM PC compatibles

Post by davidb » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:41 pm

It might be worth dumping the data in case they're not archived already. The Internet Archive has Genius Menu Maker 7.07 and Dr. Genius 3.00.

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Re: Genius menu maker IBM PC compatibles

Post by Lardo Boffin » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:49 pm

davidb wrote:It might be worth dumping the data in case they're not archived already. The Internet Archive has Genius Menu Maker 7.07 and Dr. Genius 3.00.
Unfortunately I don't have an IBM PC. :oops:
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Retroclinic Datacentre + HDD, Viglen twin 40/80 5.25" discs, acorn cassette, Acorn 6502 coproc
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Re: Genius menu maker IBM PC compatibles

Post by davidb » Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:05 pm

Maybe a low level disk reader would do the trick on the Beeb?
There's Petrov DOS FS or DOSFS if you actually want to look at the contents.

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