DOS box


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DOS box

Slang for a DOS session in Windows. The "box" is actually an instance of the Intel x86 Virtual 8086 Mode, which simulates an independent, fully functional PC environment. See Virtual 8086 Mode.
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If you're still a fan of ancient versions of WordPerfect or Lotus 1-2-3, you can keep using them on your aging DOS box.
Many of ZipMagic's features are now available via a Windows command line version, accessible from a DOS box in Windows.
It does this so easily that I seldom notice the old DOS name anymore unless I shell out to a DOS box.
The CS4281 is a PCI audio controller that delivers legacy support for both Real Windows DOS Box and Real Mode Applications.
It will also work with most DOS games and applications, supporting real DOS mode via PC/PCI, D-DMA and Windows DOS box.
Included with PKZIP Professional Distribution License are two separate program executables so that the user can choose from either a point-and-click Windows based application with a graphical user interface (GUI) or a command-line Windows NT/9x DOS box environment.
0 offers a new "smart" Troubleshooting Wizard that automatically diagnoses and corrects system problems and Windowed DOS box support for all users.
It also runs many of the most popular DOS games from the Windows DOS box and co-exists with legacy-based ISA sound cards.
OpenDOS: Runs DOS applications from DOS box provided in OpenLinux
DOS box support is also available allowing users to run DOS based applications in Windows environments as well.
include a DOS box, which allows end users to run DOS applications in
80 videophone compatibility, telephone answering machine support, a full-duplex speakerphone, and DOS box support for popular PC games.