In pictures: Images from the dawn of the PC era

The PCWorld.com Web domain was created on April 24, 1992, but our oldest retrievable online content is from 1998 - and it's so damn quaint

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Before all the 'troubles' began...

Many, many years before Apple began blessing Windows dual-booting on its Macs, you could buy Quadram's Quadlink expansion card for hardware emulation of the Apple II+ computer on your PC. The Quadlink came with a generous 64K of memory, and consumed only a single ISA slot.

Also included: a parallel port for printers and other hardware, a serial port for modems, and a "game port" for a "variety of entertainment options." Cheeky!

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