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Section - - Is MS-DOS Dead?

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 No. Though Microsoft may not be actively developing MS-DOS there are
 still many computers that are not capable of running Microsoft Windows.
 The current versions of Microsoft Windows will also run most MS-DOS
 programs; therefore, MS-DOS is not dead, and will most- likely never die
 just as Commodore-64s and Amigas have not completely died.

 Indeed, DOS has found a new life in embedded systems. Other parties
 continue to develop MS-DOS compatible operating systems for more
 information see <Q:02.10> [What are my alternatives for MS-DOS
 compatible OSes?]

 Windows NT, 2000, and XP all have a "Command Prompt" which is similar to
 the orignal MS-DOS command prompt. The new Windows command prompt has
 some differences from the original MS-DOS command prompty; see <Q:01.12>
 [What other technical newsgroups should I know about?] for pointers on
 where to learn about these diffences.

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