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Upgrading Your F1000 Computer
The F1000 is a real time DOS based system which was designed for use with mainstream computers that have been in use since the 1980's. Recent decisions in the computer industry have changed both the operating system and hardware interface of current offerings. This is currently the main threat to the future of the F1000. In light of this I suggest the following:
The best approach to finding a suitable replacement is to contact a custom computer shop. Feel free to have a custom shop contact me by phone or e-mail if they have questions. I can also assist them in finding the necessary parts. Do not be put off by anyone who says the ISA slot is not any longer available. I just bought the parts and assembled a computer myself a few months ago.
Do not attempt to use the F1000 on a computer running Windows NT,2000, or XP. It likely will not work at all, but if it does the data will be adversely affected.
Upgrading Your F1000 Printer
The F1000 does not use the Windows printer drivers supplied with with all current printers. The F1000 uses its own internal drivers. This limits the selection of printers to those that are compatible with the original F1000 drivers. The following may help in choosing a replacement printer: