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DOS

Abbreviation for date of service.
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It works in conjunction with MS-DOS and allows the user to look at two applications or parts of a document at the same time.
Also, a PC compatibility card from apple or another vendor (about $300) can turn a Power Macintosh with PCI slots (slots in the computer into which hardware can be inserted) into a versatile system that runs MS-DOS and Windows as well as the Mac OS.
Which brings us back to MS-DOS. Unfortunately, you can't surf the Internet with it - you need a graphical user interface (GUI, or "gooey"), which is available only with a Windows, Macintosh, OS/2 Warp or UNIX operating system.
The program ran properly under MS-DOS 6.2, Windows 3.1, and the MS-DOS subsystem of Windows NT 3.5.
Mech Warrior 2 is the last MS-DOS title Activision will publish.
In its haste to catch up, IBM cast its lot with the Intel chip (x86) and the Microsoft operating system (MS-DOS).
Those of you who have IBM-compatible computers with MS-DOS Version 3.3 or higher can use a new program--AccessDOS.
Or the royalties Microsoft reaped when its MS-DOS product carved out a near-monopoly in the multimillion dollar market for operating systems.
3D Studio Release 4 runs on IBM or Compaq Intel-based computers running MS-DOS 3.3 or higher.
Relocating DOS into upper memory on machines with 80386 and 80486 CPUs was made possible with the release of MS-DOS 5.0.
For example, when [the computer operating system] MS-DOS 6.0 was released I checked out the MS-DOS Forum on CompuServe to see if, as rumored, people were having serious data problems.
Most personal computers (PCs) run on the traditional disk operating system (MS-DOS), a decades-old program designed to handle only one computer and one application at a time.