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  • Using DOS extenders on NT-kernel-based OSes

    Is there any way to let those applications written with watcom C++ and using DOS extenders, like dos4gw.exe, to work on NT-kernel-based OSes like NT, Win2k and XP?

    john111,730 pointsBadges:
  • True IT rebuttals: DOS, we hardly knew ye

    When we published the seemingly silly, yet ultimately controversial, "Oops! True IT blooper #97: DOS, we hardly knew ye", we could have never anticipated the onslaught of user responses it would generate. We've listed some of our favorites in this collection of humorous and brutally honest repllies.

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  • You CAN flash your BIOS

    You need to get to DOS to flash your BIOS, and this tip discusses building a DOS boot disk for Win2000.

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  • Keeping DOS windows open

    You can keep DOS windows open on Win2k or higher using && pause.

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  • I can’t print from DOS while XP is running

    I can't print from a DOS application while running XP. I have many other computers that are also running on XP that can print to the shared printer. I can print from any other application other than DOS. I've also used 'Net use,' and it says it is not recognized. Do you know if anyone has had this...

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:
  • BIOS update

    If you need to boot in real-mode DOS to upgrade you BIOS, use a Windows 98 startup disk.

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  • How can I get Windows 2000 to print directly from DOS?

    There appears to be a problem in Windows 2000 Professional that does not permit direct printing from DOS. Of the three systems I tried, two were networked and one was a stand alone. Each had a dedicated printer attached. When printing from a DOS application, the document would begin to print and...

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:
  • Using RIS, which drivers should I use — DOS or Win2k?

    I used RBFG.EXE to create a boot disk (to install Windows 2000 via Remote Installation Service -- RIS). This solution is good with the recent card. RBFG.EXE proposes about 10 network cards. What must I do to add other drivers? And which drivers -- Windows 2000 or DOS?

    laurapennquakers2,040 pointsBadges:
  • Admin Know-IT-All Question #1

    Upgrading a system's BIOS requires direct access to a system's hardware. In the days of DOS and 16/32-bit Windows, this was easy: all someone had to do to flash the BIOS was boot to a command line and run the BIOS-flashing utility. Since Windows NT, Windows 2000 and now Windows XP don't allow...

    ITKE353,410 pointsBadges:

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