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MS-DOS

MS-DOS

(MicroSoft-Disk Operating System) A single user operating system for PCs from Microsoft. It was functionally identical to IBM's PC-DOS version, except that starting with DOS 6, MS-DOS and PC-DOS each provided different sets of utility programs. Both MS-DOS and PC-DOS are called DOS. See DOS.
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He later assumed the position of Director of Operating Systems Products where he was responsible for the product development and management of the early versions of Microsoft operating systems, including MS DOS, Windows/386 and OS/2.
Prior to Pivot, Schmitt was one of the original founders and president of Lattice Corporation, a compiler development firm that pioneered the C language on the IBM PC platform and supplied Microsoft with its original MS DOS C compiler.
Workstations running CD-Commander require an Intel 386 CPU or higher, MS DOS 3.
Offering the most features available in its price range, PC Nanny allows users to hide or block access to the following: display and hardware settings, disk, zip and CD-ROM drives, MS DOS, the "Device Manager" page, the "Start" menu, the "Find" key and individual computer files.
Remote users must run on an IBM PS/2 or IBM compatible 386SX or higher; and requires MS DOS 4.
TAS enables Macintosh, MS DOS, Windows for Workgroups, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT and OS/2 Warp clients to access the same UNIX file, print and server resources through each client's familiar desktop interface.
MS DOS is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
FedEx Tracking Software for Windows requires an IBM AT or compatible PC with MS DOS 3.
Acclaim's Constructor requires a minimum 486DX2/66 Mhz with 16 MB of RAM, a 4X CD-ROM, 4 MB of hard disc space, a 1 MB Vesa video graphics card, MS DOS 6.
This new technology provides the performance for games to be written under Windows instead of the MS DOS operating system, and it's the first graphics accelerator to make D3D possible at this price point.