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MS-DOS

MS-DOS

(MicroSoft-Disk Operating System) An earlier single user operating system for PCs from Microsoft. MS-DOS singularly caused the personal computer industry to explode. It was functionally identical to IBM's PC-DOS version, and both MS-DOS and PC-DOS were called DOS. For more details, see DOS and PC clone.
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As our student intake demonstrates a basic microcomputer and MSDOS literacy, the emphasis in this course will change to encompass a more thorough and advanced treatment of microcomputer use and management.
The CD-GENE software system runs on IBM PC/XT, AT, PS/2 and fully compatible computers running MSDOS release 3.
Students in the workstation group were instructed how to use 386-based microcomputers running MSDOS to develop and manipulate computer-graphic images.
I require that the student know MSDOS basic commands and one word processing program," she says.
Conventional Memory Name Size in Decimal Size in Hexadecimal MSDOS 42848 (41.
Some micro-based communications programs that include the Kermit protocol have trouble downloading files but I never had problems when using the MSDOS version of Kermit.
PC-SIG has the largest connection of MSDOS shareware anywhere.
The '386 is currently the processor of choice for MSDOS machines.
Here two kinds of personal computers were in general use - tile MSDOS computer and the earlier Apple II series.
Harvard Graphics is one of the more successful graphics programs for MSDOS computers.