Closed System disks for Compaq Portable II

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This is a very long shot but I thought I'd give it a try.

I need the system disks in order to have the machine recognize the HD. I don't care if they're copies or OE.

I'll put another thread out to attempt to locate someone with the hardware to write them in case I locate image files.
 

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http://yesterbits.com/2012/09/23/booting-the-compaq-portable-ii/

a little ways down the page... (right after the compaq diagnostics pic) theres links to a couple 360k disks including the setup disk (theres a couple other links as well)

which i will link here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/391444/Vintage/compaq%20portable/cp2setup.dsk


I also saw this in case you weren't aware:

[FONT=arial,helvetica]"The Portable II is capable of switching between 6 and 8 MHz with a <Ctrl><Alt><\> hot key combination. If you hear *one* beep when it boots up, it is running at 6 MHz; if *two* beeps, then 8 MHz. "[/FONT]
 
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http://yesterbits.com/2012/09/23/booting-the-compaq-portable-ii/

a little ways down the page... (right after the compaq diagnostics pic) theres links to a couple 360k disks including the setup disk (theres a couple other links as well)

which i will link here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/391444/Vintage/compaq portable/cp2setup.dsk

That's where I found the images I have now. They're better than the ones I'd looked at first so I'm hopeful.

I also saw this in case you weren't aware:

"The Portable II is capable of switching between 6 and 8 MHz with a <Ctrl><Alt><\> hot key combination. If you hear *one* beep when it boots up, it is running at 6 MHz; if *two* beeps, then 8 MHz. "

Cool, thanks. I missed that.(y)
 
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