C64 still in use for business

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C64 still in use for business

Post by Gyro Gearloose » Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:48 am

Guess you guys must have heard about this by now:

https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/16/ ... epair-shop

Nice. Anyone see a live 64 setup in a North American business?


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Re: C64 still in use for business

Post by eslapion » Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:33 pm

Back in 2008, I visited a shop where a C128 was used for the preparation of large sheets of fabric. The shop is in St-Hyacinthe.

I used my 1581 drive to transfer the software used on the C128 back to PC.
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Re: C64 still in use for business

Post by Gyro Gearloose » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:29 am

Man, what's the story there? Did you need extra large pants or something?
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Re: C64 still in use for business

Post by eslapion » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:56 am

Gyro Gearloose wrote:Man, what's the story there? Did you need extra large pants or something?
I didn't need anything from these people. They had a friend of theirs contact me on a forum because they had no way to backup the software they use in case of malfunction.

They just wanted me to transfer what they had for use in WinVICE.
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Re: C64 still in use for business

Post by OldServers » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:43 pm

I have a C64c Web Server running that you can view here:
http://oldservers.ddns.net/index.html

It's been running pretty reliably for months now - just a standard C64 with RRNet Ethernet.

Though it's not a business and not in USA so not strictly what you were asking, but I thought you might find it interesting ;)

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