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DJofSD
04-01-2015, 09:46 AM
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/ms-dos-mobile/8573c4a8-b9df-4409-90a6-dad2dc0b6b26

DeltaLover
04-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Command line For android:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jackpal.androidterm&hl=en

DeltaLover
04-01-2015, 12:27 PM
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/ms-dos-mobile/8573c4a8-b9df-4409-90a6-dad2dc0b6b26

I find the use of the term MS/DOS at least surprising when it comes to this product! If I am correct it is supposed to be long retired but somehow it finds its way to eternity :eek:

DJofSD
04-01-2015, 12:43 PM
What day is today?

DeltaLover
04-01-2015, 01:23 PM
What day is today?

:bang: :bang: :bang:

wilderness
04-01-2015, 03:18 PM
I find the use of the term MS/DOS at least surprising when it comes to this product! If I am correct it is supposed to be long retired but somehow it finds its way to eternity :eek:

DOS (Disk operating system) runs all computer, regardless of whether we see it or not.

DJofSD
04-01-2015, 03:22 PM
Not really.

DeltaLover
04-01-2015, 03:26 PM
DOS (Disk operating system) runs all computer, regardless of whether we see it or not.

hmm..

read here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS-DOS

section: The End of MS-DOS

wilderness
04-01-2015, 08:59 PM
read here:

command prompt c:

How in Sam's hell do hard drives and/or static drives operate than?

DOS is not what it once was, however it's still there, and despite what people believe.

DJofSD
04-01-2015, 09:22 PM
No, it is not.

What you have is a command line interface (or a shell) which exploits what is best called a virtual machine. It supplies the same commands and facilities as MS DOS but it is not MS DOS. Nor does the system boot using anything like DOS. DOS never had/used NTLDR and you can't boot any modern flavor of Windows without it.

Windows used to sit on top of DOS, and, as best as Microsoft could, it integrated things but eventually it got redesigned and replaced with the NT (at that time New Technology) kernel.

One clue: part of the redesign was an improved filed system, NTFS. They did NOT rewrite MS DOS to support NTFS. The NTVDM (NT Virtual DOS Machine) uses the facilities of the operating system to use the file system, and, it is NTFS and not FAT.

ArlJim78
04-03-2015, 03:12 PM
I saw this the other day and thought it was one of the funnier April Fools I've seen. An MS-DOS mobile app :lol:

Seriously though I still have dos programs and run them with a pretty cool emulator called DosBox.

DJofSD
04-03-2015, 03:35 PM
I have a dedicated box for those apps which I still use which don't work under Windows.