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DOS normally execute .exe games.. .exe games can be run in each version of DOS..

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Use any dos emulator like DOSBox


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This game was designed for MS-Dos, so you'll need to use a program such as DOS Box to run it. There are plenty of guides online if you look.


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No it cant. The Sims needs at least windows 95 to run, and MS-DOS can only run DOS-type games.


What are the Disadvantages of using MS-DOS operating system over windows operating systems?

MS-DOS is old, very old by computer standards. It is not compatible with most programs and applications now. It won't run right or at all on most newer computers, printers or anything else. If you want to use dos you should have an older computer like 1993 and older. Dos will run older programs and software like 10+ years old but it will not run any windows program even old windows 3.1 programs unless it is installed. A few of those older programs were neat or were useful but most of of it is no where near as good as the new stuff now which is windows compatible. Dos can also be useful for anyone who is into basic programing.


How do you run program in MS-DOS?

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If your game doesn't have scratches or dirt on it why won't it work?

It depends what game it is. If it is run by electricity then the battery has propably run out and you will have to chage them. If it is a computer game and you have recently bought a new computer, it might not work because the computer has new software and the game might need old software.


Does Windows 2000 run on top of MS-DOS?

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Use What is a solution for this program cannot run in ms-dos?

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What is the difference between DOS and the DOS prompt?

DOS is an operating system. The DOS prompt is the command line where DOS commands can be run/executed.


What is the DOS command applet?

There is nothing called DOS applet.. You can run Java applet from DOS..


Does Windows 98 run on top of MS-DOS?

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What is a solution for this program cannot run in MS-DOS?

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Is batch operating system still used?

Not really but it is interesting to learn. Batch files are small programs that can be written in DOS. They also run in DOS. Any PC can get to the DOS shell by typing Start>run>cmd. To get out of the DOS shell just type exit. Go to amazon and get you an old book on DOS and it will also have info on how to write batch files, it may get you interested in programming because that's what it is.


Which operating system is used to run a dos application?

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Is there a port of DOSBox to DOS?

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How can you run DOS on Windows 7?

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What is MS DOS why it is called MS DOS?

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