DESQview


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DESQview

A system from Quarterdeck Office Systems implementing multitasking under MS-DOS.

DESQview

An earlier multitasking, windows environment for DOS from Quarterdeck. In the 1980s, DESQview was the first serious windows program for the DOS PC. Using the included QEMM memory manager, it ran multiple DOS text and graphics programs in resizable windows.
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QEMM memory management software is necessary if one is to make the full 4 megabytes of RAM in my 386SX system available to DESQview.
DESQview is compatible with a wide range of programs, including DOS 5.
Quarterdeck's ads describe DESQview as "the power user's secret.
Lately I've spent some time working with three promising upstarts: DESQview 386, Geo Works Ensemble, and DR DOS 6.
It is the power of Dynamic Data Exchange that sets Windows apart from other environments such as DESQview and yes, even the Macintosh.
DESQview, also from Quarterdeck, a wonderful utility that allows one to run multiple programs simultaneously (and much more conveniently than under Windows)
I have used QEMM386 from Quarterdeck (makers of DESQview, the nonGUI multitasker).
When you use a memory manager such as QEMM or DESQview, things get worse fast.
0 with DESQview if sufficient disk space and RAM (minimum 2 megabytes) were available.