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DOS

Abbreviation for date of service.
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It will, however, run DOS applications quite nicely.
While Chicago does not require DOS, it does incorporate many DOS features to ensure that you can still run DOS applications and your older 16-bit software.
All the earlier versions of Windows were engineered to do double-duty--that is, run both Windows and DOS applications. The need to juggle both is one reason those earlier Windows versions haven't been as stable as many users had wished.
There are two fundamental differences between DOS applications and Windows applications.
However, a computer with a Windows 95 operating system generally has no trouble handling any Windows 3.x or DOS application package.
In addition, a DOS application can still be run locally, which is something that can't be done at an X terminal.
Colligan says that protected mode and real mode share almost identical instruction sets, so recompiling a standard Dos application for protected mode operation "usually takes no more than two or three weeks.' But he admits that there are some quirky applications that will take much more effort.
WinWedge captures RS232 serial data, custom tailors it to your needs, then transfers the data to any Windows 3.x, 95, 98, NT, 2000 or DOS application -- either by sending keystrokes to the application's window or by passing the data through DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange) conversations.
What's more likely is that a user might want to transfer some data from a DOS application into an Apple program, or vice versa.
Unlike multiuser UNIX platforms, DR Multiuser DOS enables the users to retain their investment in standard DOS application packages, such as accounting, database management, spreadsheets and word processing, while providing a productive workgroup environment for sharing information and hardware resources.
The CD Plus 200 is a fully DOS compatible system and will therefore run any DOS application. It is also compatible with any printer.
Now let's consider a case in which you might want to load a TSR for use with a particular DOS application. Because the DOS program will be running in a virtual machine, the best approach is to load the TSR into that virtual machine only.