DOS Shell


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DOS Shell

An optional user interface that let users operate DOS from menus rather than the command line. The DOS Shell came with DOS 4.01 and was completely revised in DOS 5.
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: Users can head to Start button > Open Windows Menu > Click Search > Type cmd (opens DOS shell) > Type ipconfig/allcompartments/all > Hit Enter
By raising your work up from the DOS shell to a full featured Windows application like Recall-CLI, users can take advantage of the operating systems no-nonsense tools and gain an edge in productivity.
It details features of DOS 6.22, such as DOS shell; better MemMaker; improved MEM command; new Del-Tree command; better use of extended memory; smarter SmartDrive; and Drive Space.
Included ar a file viewer with text search and "Record" stepper, drop to DOS in command mode, change directory, list files, files pick list, copy files, rename file, and a DOS shell interface.
Loading a DOS shell for the first time is easy because the installation process usually is automatic.