Microsoft C 6.0 manuals

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Wed Oct 7 10:52:52 CDT 2020

On Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 11:29 AM Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> On 10/7/20 7:23 AM, Tomas By via cctalk wrote:
> > On Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:18:15 +0200, <dave.g4ugm at> wrote:
> >> Would then not be on MSDN cds from around that time?
> >
> >
> > I don't think so. I did spend some effort to locate on of those that I
> > had some reference to, but it turned out to be nothing. (And I have
> > checked at least ten MSDN CDs for this material.)
> >
> > There are paper copies in some west coast US libraries, but I have not
> > yet gotten desperate enough to try that route.
> I don't know if I hung onto the MSC 6.0 manuals, but am looking at what
> amounts to a sizeable portion of a bookshelf that deals with 7.0.
> That's a lot of paper.  Just the "Comprehensive Index and Errors" book
> looks to be somewhere around 400-500 pages.
> I don't believe that MSC was part of MSDN back then.  At least I don't
> recall seeing it on my CD collection, although ISTR that there were
> services packs for it there.
> --Chuck

Related to C in general, I have a very large collection of manuals and
software for multiple styles of C and hardware.  I can make these available
at Kennett Classic near Philadelphia if there is sufficient interest, but I
don't have time to scan all of it or break binders.  In particular I have
the entire boxed Microsoft suite for 6.0, it's a pretty long box of
software and manuals.  Probably cost a lot back then.  I


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