DOS box

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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Durante a analise dos Box 2 e 3 houve incremento da media observada, estando a frequencia cardiaca acima dos niveis de normalidade durante todo o periodo estudado.
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.
1998), visto que 31,6% dos disparos localizados ate 2cm do local ideal e 40,5% (4,1 a 6cm do local ideal) foram obtidos com a utilizacao dos box 1, enquanto que, com a utilizacao do box 2, 60,5% dos disparos localizados ate 2cm do local ideal e 11% (4.
It does this so easily that I seldom notice the old DOS name anymore unless I shell out to a DOS box.
The support provides transparent access to High Sierra and ISO-9660 formatted CD-ROMs under OS/2 and in OS/2's DOS box.