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  1. MS-DOS, Microsoft disk operating systemnoun

    an operating system developed by Bill Gates for personal computers

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  1. MS-DOS

    MS-DOS is an operating system for x86-based personal computers. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems, and was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers during the 1980s to the mid-1990s, until it was gradually superseded by operating systems offering a graphical user interface, in particular by various generations of the Microsoft Windows operating system. MS-DOS grew out of a request placed by IBM in 1981 for an operating system to use in its IBM PC range of personal computers. Microsoft quickly bought the rights to QDOS, also known as 86-DOS, from Seattle Computer Products, and began work on modifying it to meet IBM's specification. The first edition, MS-DOS 1.0, was launched in August 1981. The version shipped with IBM's PCs was called PC DOS. Although MS-DOS and PC DOS were initially developed in parallel by Microsoft and IBM, the two products eventually went their separate ways. During its life, several competing products were released for the x86 platform, and MS-DOS itself would go through eight versions, until development ceased in 2000. Ultimately it was the key product in Microsoft's growth from a programming languages company to a diverse software development firm, providing the company with essential revenue and marketing resources. It was also the underlying basic operating system on which early versions of Windows ran as a GUI. It is a flexible operating system, and consumes only 8 MB of installation space.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ms-dos in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ms-dos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Kristin Kreuk:

    The accusations that I was in the ‘ inner circle ’ or recruited women as ‘ sex slaves ’ are blatantly false, during my time, I never experienced any illegal or nefarious activity. I am horrified and disgusted by what has come out about DOS.

  2. Sal Vitale:

    Don'ts, the 'Dos' are very simple: Just do what you're told.

  3. Lisa Gilbert:

    This is a pretty scary foreshadowing of what's going to be on [Sen. Mitch] McConnell's list of to dos in the next Congress and certainly dismantling the campaign finance system is high on his priority list.

  4. Elizabeth Dodson:

    Buy a scanner to scan all that paper. And find a mobile app to take pictures of that paper, so you can turn it into a digital record. Decide on a digital place to store this information, such as generic cloud platforms or specific digital home management platforms, you can even create a digital calendar that reminds you of important tasks, so you can eliminate the paper lists of to-dos. The end result is peace of mind in being digitally organized around everything in your home from remodel projects, maintenance and fix-it tasks, home finances, and all your home documents easily searchable and retrievable whenever you need it.

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The waves s' lengthen on the beach; Your hair on your back of an Angel. (Les vagues s’allongent sur la plage; Tes cheveux sur ton dos d’ange. )

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