Not who you think. Acutally a man by the name of Tim Patterson
had an operating called QDOS. Bill Gates bought it from him for use
on the IBM
Asked in Computer History, Mac OS, IBM
Was the first OS among IBM personal computers and IBM compatible computers?
PCDOS an IBM branded version of MSDOS, licensed to IBM. Eventually IBM abandoned it and MicroSoft took over direct marketing of MSDOS. ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Web Downloads
What is a MIME applicationx-msdos-program and how do you read this type of fileprogram?
That would typically refer to an MS-DOS program. On 32-bit Windows, you could run this simply by double-clicking on it. On 64-bit Windows, you can use an emulator like DOSBox. ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS
How do you display qBasic programming if their is no MS-DOS prompt?
If you are using windows, MSDOS shell is integrated by default..
Asked in Microsoft Windows
What the benefit of folders when working with files?
Helps to organize related files together. Folders are called directories in some operating systems (e.g. MSDOS), but the analogy to a paper file folder was seen as helpful to understanding when graphical OSs were created. ...
Asked in Computer History
What is the relationship of qdos to cpm and msdos?
QDOS was a subset of CP/M, then Microsoft bought QDOS and made it MS-DOS. FOXTROT! ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows 98
What is the difference between a Windows 98 startup disk and a boot disk created with the format A s command?
Windows 98 startup disk has some useful utilities and can be used to repair Windows 98 without any additional drives. A floppy which was created by format A s, just have loader, and couple system files to be able to boot MSDOS. ...