Jason Scott has been updating his 2,500+ image archive of ‘CD-ROM Scans’ here on Flickr. Here are some recent gems:
Kids these days would be shocked to learn you had to insert a CD-ROM in your computer to get “internet”:
Or that Internet was charged by the month or hours in your package, whichever came first:
This CD comes with Internet, and also Netscape Navigator:
This one is great – because the operating system finally ships “With USB Support”:
The software on this disc “requires a standard Web browser”:
Or remember when drivers, sometimes just a few megabytes in size, required an entire CD to ship with to power the device:
I never played this game, but wow:
I totally forgot about ‘software of the month’ clubs:
(domain printed on the disc is currently for sale!)
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