Exploring The IBM Personal Computer 1.00

Exploring The IBM Personal Computer is a tutorial program included with IBM Personal Computers designed to help new users learn how to use their computer. There were different versions for the IBM PC, PCjr, XT and AT computers.

Wanted: "Exploring the IBM Personal Computer XT" v1.00.


Release notes

This is an IBM tutorial program for the IBM Personal Computer. It shows you how to use the keyboard, DOS, and the printer. The CGA version is IBM Part# 6936820

The "Monochrome Display Only" version, IBM Part# 6936821, is a scaled down version that only uses text character based graphics. It will ONLY run on an IBM PC with a Monochrome Display Adapter card.

Installation instructions

IMPORTANT: This version does not run on clone computers! It will only run on a genuine IBM PC. For emulators, you must use an IBM PC ROM. Also note that this disk is intended to be used as a "booter" and not run directly. The file named "command.com" is the actual program file.

Product type
Application Education
Release date
Minimum CPU
8088 IBM 5150
Minimum RAM
Minimum free disk space
User interface
Download count
7 (5 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
IBM - Exploring The IBM Personal Computer 1.00 (5.25-160k) 1.00 English 650.13KB 2
IBM - Exploring The IBM Personal Computer 1.00 (Monochrome) (5.25-160k) 1.00 (Monochrome) English 1.77MB 3


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