|Source Model|| Closed Source|
|User Interface|| Command Line|
MS-DOS(Microsoft Disk Operating System) was Microsoft's version of IBM PC-DOS. IBM PC-DOS(PC-DOS) and Microsoft's MS-DOS are single-tasking, single user operating system driven by a command interpreter. PC-DOS was the primary operating systme for IBM PCs from the late 1980's to the mid 1990's and MS-DOS was the primary operating system for the clones of the IBM PCs during those years.
MS-DOS 1.25 was also available for the Commodore PET-II machines that had the 8086 daughter card in them.
DOS 5.0 came with a double space utility that doubled the size of the harddisk. Also MS-DOS 5.0 came with QBASIC 1.0
MS-DOS 6.22 was the most advanced version of DOS that came as its own operating system. It had QBASIC 1.1 and a backup tool.
This version of MS-DOS was the version used by Windows 95. Windows 98, and Windows ME. It lacked many of the for MS-DOS 6.22, but supported bigger hard drives and when run in a window, it would support long-file names.
This is the stripped down version of DOS that [[Windows Millennium Edition|Windows ME is based on.
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Wikipedia MS-DOS article
History of Non-Unix Operating Systems
|MS-DOS compatible operating systems|
|Single User||MS-DOS * IBM PC-DOS * DR-DOS * PTS-DOS * 86-DOS * FreeDOS * FreeDOS-32|
OpenDOS * DOS Plus
|Multiuser||MultiUser DOS * PC-MOS * Real/32|