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Asynchronous communications adapter test failed. But IBM, whose name was synonymous with computers, was nowhere to be seen. Those of us who were around at the time cherished one of those early non-IBM computers, and as the IBM PC came out, either respected it, looked down on it, or did both. But now, unless your desktop machine is a Mac, you probably own a computer that owes its basic design to the first IBM PC. That was enough for IBM to take notice.
With even more built-in barriers which we cover below, how did the slow-moving elephant make this happen? Descendants of the IBM PC compatibles comprise the majority of personal computers on the market presently, with the dominant operating system being Microsoft Windows , although interoperability with the bus structure and peripherals of the original PC architecture may be limited or non-existent. Some of these computers ran MS-DOS but had enough hardware differences that IBM compatible software could not be used; examples include slight differences in the memory map , serial ports or video hardware.
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