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OSNews, Generic OSes FreeDOS - the drop-in, open source replacement for MS-DOS - was started after Microsoft announced that starting from Windows 95, DOS would play a background role at best for users. Almost two decades later, FreeDOS has survived and, as its creator explains in the interview, is still being actively developed, despite achieving its initial aim of an MS-DOS compatible OS, which quite frankly is somewhat amazing.
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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Thu 7th Feb 2013 20:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

It may have been last year or the year before, but I'm pretty sure it was version 1.x. I installed it in VirtualBox. Maybe it doesn't behave well in there.

Next time I'll try it on a real PC.

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