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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Para producao dos moveis domesticos e dos paineis dos box das casas de banho sera utilizado, aproximadamente, 70% dos Residuos da Reciclagem do Lixo Plastico.
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. But when cloud software dies, it goes away for good.
(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% (4.1 a 6cm do local ideal) foram obtidos.
It installs as a transparent complement to the Microsoft MS-DOS CD-ROM extensions and the device driver supplied by the CD-ROM drive vendor--and is compatible with virtually all CD-ROM hardware and software design for Windows, MS/PC-DOS and MS/PC-DOS applications that are run in a "DOS box" under Windows, as well as Kodak Photo CD.
The support provides transparent access to High Sierra and ISO-9660 formatted CD-ROMs under OS/2 and in OS/2's DOS box. Data is accessed through a combination device driver and Installable File System (IFS).