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Definition(s):

  • (n) an operating system developed by Bill Gates for personal computers

Usage(s):

  1. We didn't make money on ms-dos in its first release.
  2. A case in point, says Arthur, is ms-dos.

News

  • Six great analog communication tricks

    Lately I’ve been feeling ashamed and mortified by my digital incompetence, which I won’t belabor other than to say that I started to run into trouble around the time that MS-DOS came on the market. I’m still trying to memorize my Compuserve email address. I haven’t been fully comfortable with computers since Radio Shack stopped […]        
    on October 15, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. Paul Maritz, former Microsoft group vice president, said, "Mark has been a key developer and architect over the past 20 years on the entire family of Microsoft operating systems from MS-DOS to Windows NT. He has the perspective and experience to be...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Paul Maritz Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. "They probably made a mistake--the same mistake they made in 1991," said Kaspersky. "In 1991, they released MS-DOS version 4.0, and it was not so light as version 3.0--it took up more resources, which meant less memory for user apps. (When)...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Eugene Kaspersky Source: CNET News.com

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