Forum discussion tagged with DOS.
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    run Win 3.1 Dos legacy business software on micro pc like RaspberryPi

    Hi, Does anyone have any advice/experience about running Win 3.1 DOS legacy software - not games - on a micro pc like Raspberry pi. What would be the best micro platform to install and run this type of legacy software? Any help much appreciated. Thanks David
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    Solved! Why can't I get out of Windows, go to the OS, and simply

    … type in something like "Locate *.exe" .... and then delete the ones I didn't want!? It used to be SO easy! Now, we're stuck with this overlay called Windows, which I DO appreciate, but wow, it makes it so difficult to complete SUCH totally simple tasks!! Hundreds of names of for things we...
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    Solved! How do I return my laptop to the original operating system (FreeDos)?

    Hello, I need to return my laptop to the store i bought. I bought wrong version and now i want to return it to the original state, like when i bought it. It came with FreeDos, it was showing the same as it is on the picture which i found it on the internet.
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    freeDOS model for cheaper laptop

    Going to buy a gaming laptop on budget Laptop: MSI GL62M 7RDX-2630 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop Black (i5-7300HQ, 4GB, 1TB, NV GTX1050 4GB, DOS) as you can see this laptop is DOS, if it compare to a win10 pro version on same model. The price different was about 124usd (a lot for me) in this case...
  5. Lutfij

    How To Install Windows 8.1 In DOS Laptops Without Any Issues

    As of this writing you will not be able to source Windows 8 from Microsoft’s servers. It has been discontinued in favor of Windows 8.1 which according to the community is a better OS than Windows 8. This tutorial will show you how to install Windows 8.1 on a DOS laptop. Please keep in mind...
  6. Lutfij

    How To Install Windows 8 In DOS Laptops Without Any Issues

    If you find yourself owning a laptop based on DOS and wish to install Windows 8 on it, this tutorial will show you can move forward. Please keep in mind though that your DOS powered laptop meets the minimum hardware requirements to install the OS. Minimum system requirements: Processor: 1...
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    New laptop clean install win10 on new ssd

    Hello! I want to buy a new laptop with a 2TB hard drive and i want to upgrade it after it arrives with a 256gb ssd nvme. My questions is: How should I install windows 10 on ssd without having it touch the hdd? Should i remove the hdd while I install the win10 on the ssd? And if that works, will...
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    Bought a DOS laptop, but not sure if it is really DOS

    I bought the Lenovo Ideapad 320. I figured if i buy the DOS version, it'd be cheaper than the windows 10 preinstalled model. I have a CD of windows 7 and windows 10. I plugged the laptop in to the charger and i booted it. It showed the Lenovo Loading screen and then it went to a black screen...
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    what some help in bios operation for booting the windows

    Last few days before i have purchesed a nel lenovo laptop ip320e with dos operating. yesterday at giving some time to boot i turnned to the bios to booting option but there no any booting divce shown means i want to say there harddrive and cd/dvd drive never shown in booting manager in bios what...
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    netgear router 1970 date

    netgear router shows 'Thu Jan 01 00:00:46 1970' and constant DOS attacks
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    Wont boot - asking for a dos p/w which I did not setup

    Toshiba L655 , windows 10 / out of the blue it started asking for a DOS password (blue screen )which I have never set up in bios so cannot get past this request to boot up.
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    Which One's Good ?

    Lenovo Ideapad APU Dual Core A9 (4 GB/1 TB HDD/DOS) 110 Laptop (15.6 inch, Black) OR Lenovo Ideapad 110 80TJ00BNIH 15.6-inch Laptop (AMD A8- 7410/8GB/1TB/DOS/2GB Graphics) ! CAN Ny One Plz suggest Me Tht Which One Is Good For High Graphics Gaming !
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    The battery doesnt keep the charge

    My dell latitude laptop dos not keep the charge for a long time
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    can i run win 7?

    so i bought Asus X556UR DOS, i wonder if i can run windows 7 64bit on it. laptop specs: Intel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor 2.5GHz 1920x1080 Full-HD Nvidia GeForce 930MX 2GB 8GB DDR4 256GB SSD
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    Cannot stop hundreds of DOS attacks (an hour) SYN Floods & many others no matter what I try. What can I do?

    Have tried over 2 dozen methods to stop this, including switching modems - but nothing is working? Is there ANY WAY that I can put an end to this? I briefly read up on utilizing a script to allow a handshake to occur and thereby putting an end to the half-handshakes that are occurring, but I...
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    i have a dos laptop on which i installed windows 8.Will the windows be uninstalled if i do a factry reset

    i want to factory reset my laptop.but cant figure out how .please help
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    Which Laptop is better?

    HI guys, I'm trying to decide between these two laptops: Asus 555LF i3 5010 2.1 / 4 GB RAM / Nvidia geforce 930M / 15.6 in 1366x768 / 1 TB HDD 5400rpm / Win 10 Home Asus 540 LJ i3 5001U 2.0 / 4 GB RAM / Nvidia geForce 920M / 15.6 in 1920x1088 / 1 TB HDD 5400rpm / DOS The main differences I...
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    Solved! How to install Win10 UEFI ASUS VivoBook X456UQ with DOS

    Hey I bought ASUS VivoBook X456UQ, with DOS. And I have an external HDD with windows 10 installation (I downloaded the .iso file from microsoft file and extract it there) So I heard about UEFI and that every new PCs are UEFI supported. And my question is: 1. Is my laptop UEFI supported? And 2...
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    router dosatak detection

    Hi, I reset my router and had a few problems and then the log said dos attack. Should I be worried????? i posted the router log below..... [Admin login] from source, Saturday, Dec 03,2016 04:37:48 [DoS attack: ACK Scan] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip []...
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    Frozen Asus logo

    Hello, I have bought for the second time the following laptop: X540LA-XX680D I3-5005U/4 GB/1TB/DOS ASUS intel core i3-5005u DDR3 4 GB (1x 4 GB) HDD 1 TB intel hd 5500 This is a brand new laptop from the store, a second one actually. My problem is the following. I have installed windows 7...
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    I just bought a Asus X540LA and it comes with Free DOS, i want to install windows 7 but when i get into the install window the

    I just bought a Asus X540LA and it comes with Free DOS, i want to install windows 7 but when i get into the install window the cursor is not showing, i already tried fn+f9 but no succes. The keyboard is working just fine... its laptop is support windows 7 or not
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    dos bootable os

    Need a live cd that can boot from dos
  23. xTechx

    D/Dos Attacks While playing Garrys mod. Need to figuire out an way to combat this.

    Alright so i have run into a Small Problem'o. I've been Screwing around While with some m8's and they have been wanting to play Garry's mod as of late. And it seems Some player is mad at us . Anytime we log into the server, our Clients get disconnected / timed out and then our Whole connection...
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    Which Laptop offers highest performance and speed at lowest cost?Lenovo Ideapad 15.6-inch Laptop (Core i3 5th Gen/4GB/1TB/

    Lenovo Ideapad 15.6-inch Laptop (Core i3 5th Gen/4GB/1TB/DOS/Integrated Graphics) Black by Lenovo , Asus X552WA-BING-SX003B 15.6-inch Laptop (AMD Dual Core/2GB/500GB/Win 8), Black , Asus X553MA -XX516D 15.6-inch Laptop (Celeron Quad Core/2GB/500GB /DOS), Black , Acer Aspire ES...
  25. N

    How to install Windows 10 on an Asus laptop with free DOS

    I got my new laptop, Asus X455LF. It has Free DOS pre-installed. The problem is; I want to install Win10 on it and wipe out the DOS OS, Because I don't want partitions on my 500GB HDD. I'm not a tech wiz, Also, I have the CD Installer for Win10.
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    Friend thinks that hes being DoS'd everytime his PC lags

    He has a very outdated PC with a lot of antivirus/security programs and with 20+ chrome tabs open at all times. Every time his PC starts to run slow he thinks he's being DoS'd. I've tried explaining to him that the problem could be that the security programs could be conflicting + have that many...
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    Can't get old DOS games (94-95) to detect my midi/digital audio card on a VMWare Virtual Machine on Win2000

    I can't get games like System Shock or I have no mouth and i must scream to work because it does not detect my sound card. I try to select "Creative Labs Sound blaster or 100% compatible" and when i "attempt to configure sound driver automatically" it says ERROR XMIDI SOUND HARDWARE NOT FOUND...
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    Can't install windows in Asus freedos

    i've just bought Asus laptop and it has Freedos os, i tried to install windows 8 but when i choose Drive partition it says Windows Can't Be installed to this disk.The selected Disk has an MBR partition table.On Efi systems,windows can only be installed to GPT disk. It also says something about...
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    asus x553ma -n3540 notebook's driver installation problem

    My friends, I bought Asus x553ma -n3540 laptop from my near city with my savings. It was free, I installed windows . but when I tried to install the driver DVD came along with my laptop,it shows a error message. It says I've to setup windows 8.1 to install those drivers or my hardwares...
  30. B

    Keys not working on laptop during installation

    Hello, I bought an Asus laptop and tried to install Windows 8 on it from CD and everything went perfectly well until I got to the point where I was asked which drive I want it to be installed on and there I got the following warning message: 'windows cannot be installed to disk 0 partition 1'...
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    finally, a dos, please chkdsk???

    how do you become "elevated" when you can't get in to windows in order to run dos/chkdsk in administrators or "elevated" mode.
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    HP Compaq 15-s104TX v/s HP 15-r007TX Notebook

    I was just wondering that what is the difference between these two laptops. 1. HP Compaq 15-s104TX Notebook (4th Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 1TB/ Free DOS/ 2GB Graph) (K8T88PA)...
  33. S

    Not able to download Turbo C++...

    I successfully installed dos box but was not able to open the url for turbo c++...can i download it from any other site? When i extracted the file there was no tc folder but there was one named tcalc can i copy this one??? then...why is step 13 not working??/
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    Can I switch to any other OS from DOS in laptop?

    I have a Lenovo B40-70 with DOS as Operating System.This laptop comes with optical drive So my question is can I install windows 7 in that Laptop later?
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    Intel i5 (with no dedicated graphic card) vs Intel i3 (with 2gb dedicated graphics)

    There are two laptops HP Compaq 15-s105TU Notebook (4th Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 1TB/ Free DOS) (K8T61PA) AND HP Compaq 15-s103TX Notebook (4th Gen Ci3/ 4GB/ 1TB/ Free DOS/ 2GB Graph) (K8T82PA)...
  36. R

    how to run dos 16 bit applications on windows 8 64 bit

    I have windows 8 64 bit and my application is in clipper. While running application it say 16 bit cannot run on 64 bit. Is there a solution for this
  37. bobmanuk

    AVG, Windows XP and CTB-Locker

    Good Morning all, Last week we had a machine get infected with CTB-Locker. I promptly removed the machine from the network, got what little files were left, swapped the hard drive and upgraded the machine to windows 7. Now, we use AVG for business, we do daily full pc scans and it failed to...
  38. I

    Keep getting dos'd. [How do I make it stop?]

    Wasn't too sure on where to post this, and after an hour of looking around, I can't find a solution to this. Long story short I keep getting dos'd. This kid I met through Skype is spamming a stresser on me. One question, how do I exactly stop him from doing it? It's non-stop, and my IP adress...
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    I baught a new laptop toshiba l50-b x0011 (i5 processor) with dos,,,i want install windows 7 or 8 but when im restarting its shown a "No BOOTABLE DEVICE-RESTART SYSTEM" AND I RESTART PRESSED F2 OR F12 BUTTON. OPENED MENU BUT HOW TO DO THE SETTINGS AND INSTALL FINALLY SAME MESSAGE CAME NO...
  40. N

    Which laptop is better?

    Which of the following laptops is better? ( Flipkart links are given below) 1. HP 15-009AX (APU Quad Core A8/ 4GB/ 1TB/ Free DOS/ 2GB Graph) 2. Compaq 15-s005tx (4th Gen Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Free DOS/ 2GB Graph) For Help : Processor Benchmark list and Graphics benchmark list (both are from...
  41. N

    Please SUGGEST A LAPTOP from list

    CAN ANYONE SUGGEST ME THE BETTER LAPTOP BELOW? 1. HP 15-R006TU Laptop (4th Gen Ci3-4010U-4GB RAM-500 GB HDD-HD Graphics 4400) LAPTOP LINK (snapdeal) 2. HP 250 G2 Notebook (G8Z71PA) (3rd Gen Ci3-3110M-4GB-500 GB HDD-HD Graphics 4000) LAPTOP LINK (snapdeal) The Compare List on Snapdeal I am...
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    Question Regarding Internet Usage & Being DOS'd

    In my home we currently don't have unlimited usage in terms of how much GB we use from download/upload usage and because of that, we check it on a daily basis to ensure that we aren't passing over our limit. As of recent, I've been getting DOS'd (not for an extremely long time, maybe max 20-30...
  43. cantankerous9

    Bios Program to Install DOS 6.22 on 10 GB legacy Hardrive

    Am looking for links to software programs to install DOS 6.22 on a 10 GB Maxtor Hard Drive Model # 90680u2 so that I can install a DOS based 3D CAD Program that is stellar in it's operation. The Drive originally had Windows 98SE installed. Has been formatted and fdisk'd several times. I just...
  44. N

    How to get Laptop without an OS pre installed?

    I have shortlisted an HP laptop. Can anyone help to me to find on how can we get a laptop without OS installed as I already have a licensed version with me. Plus I need to save some cost on the Laptop. Appreciate early response.
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    Questions Regarding DoS Attacks and VPN Services

    I have been the victim of DoS, or "Denial of Service" attacks while gaming over the past year. I recently purchased a VPN service for my main rig, but wasn't sure about a few things: 1) While running, will the VPN mitigate or stop a DoS attack? 2) Will those that had attacked my IP address in...
  46. James T Kirk USS Enterprise

    How do you install Dos?

    welcome everyone! i have trouble in the past, ever since they stopped offering those w98 startup disks. How do you install Dos?
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    what drivers are pre-installed in dos laptops

    Hi Do all laptops with DOS come with pre-installed drivers ????. Will i be able to check graphics and audio etc in new DOS laptop before purchasing it ????? Thanks Vineet
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    which one is good.

    Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop (4th Gen Ci5/ 6GB/ 1TB/ Ubuntu/ 2GB Graph) Or Asus X550LC-XX039D Laptop (4th Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 750GB/ DOS/2GB Graph) I am really confused with these. Which should i buy? I only care Good graphics card, display, build quality.
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    Help me choose a laptop

    hello guys, i am thinking to purchase between these gaming laptops which i have put in comparision 4 laptops comparision link available below http:// please comment your opinion about 1) gpu and cpu 2) 4 cell battery is only available for these... is it okay ? ... i mean can it run for...
  50. K

    Which one should i Choose? GE60, GP60, Y410p

    MSI GP60 2OD-i7081 DOS | 15.6in. FHD, Core i7-4700M Quad Haswell, 8Gb, 1Tb, NVIDIA Geforce GT740M 2Gb DDR3 VRAM, DOS and there is this MSI GE60 OND-i5387+ FHD | *15.6-in. FHD (1920x1080) LED, i5-3230 2.6GHz, 8Gb ram, 750Gb, GTX660M 2Gb GDDR5, DVDRW, DOS same price as the GP60 but it's i5...
  51. E

    dos command prompt during boot up

    have an acer aspire model#BL51 and it has a corrupt os (XP) and wondering how to bring up the dos command prompt to re fomat the hard drive?..thanks!
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    convert dos to win

    I have an old dos disk for woodworking shop math that I would like to have converted to windows can anyone help with this? <<email address removed by moderator>>
  53. P

    what video card dos the blu-ray player and the roku have

    i wont to know why i need a 256mb video card to play a blu-ray disc on my PC when a blu-ray player is very small now. i have a gtx 550 Ti i know that can play anything, but why is the roku so small and it can do HD 1080p movies?
  54. W

    How to format the HD?

    Just got a new HD, from the store but it has to be formatted, but I do not have the DOS OS. so how do I get to the DOS?
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    buy a laptop

    compare Asus K55VM-SX086D Laptop (3rd Gen Ci7/ 8GB/ 1TB/ DOS/ 2GB Graph) and Samsung NP350V5C-S06IN Laptop (3rd Gen Ci7/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win7 HP/ 2GB Graph)
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    Where can i get this case

    So i really like this case from ibuypower called the revolt. it looks like this dos anybody know where i can just get the case not the components
  57. S

    On board memory recommended?

    I was exploring for an asus laptop and was recommended this one. i3-2350M 2nd Gen I was exploring for one with either Win7 or DOS, and found an equivalent one. This comes with DOS. i3-2350M 2nd Gen But this has on board memory. (See way down below - 'Note') 1. Is it a good idea to go for...
  58. G

    Web app domain naming

    Hello, The company I work for is rebuilding a dos program into a web app and I was wondering what address they should assign to it so employees can access it. I was thinking: suggestions? Thanks
  59. U

    16 bit program on windows 8 64 bit

    have old dos program from 1989? currently using VMware xp but want to bypass and use windows 8
  60. R

    Which Laptop Should I buy from this two ?

    For College use and light gaming like Hitman Absolution etc. 1st Samsung NP300E5X-U01IN Laptop (2nd Gen Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ DOS/ 1GB Graph) Processor Core i3 (2nd Generation) 2310M Clock Speed 2.1 GHz HDD Capacity 500 GB Dedicated Graphics Memory Type DDR3 Dedicated Graphics Memory Capacity 1...