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ssami

  • 3 years ago

how is windows operating system different from DOS?

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  1. farmdawgnation
    • 3 years ago
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    In many ways. DOS, or Disk Operating System, was a command prompt operating system introduced by Microsoft. You could only run one program at a time, and the entire interface was text-based. Windows, on the other hand, is a graphical operating system. Although for many years Windows ran on top of DOS, it's since become entirely independent. Windows allows you to use multiple programs at once and you interact with icons, buttons, and other graphical elements instead of just text. You can read more on their respective Wikipedia pages: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS-DOS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows

  2. manishdablu
    • 3 years ago
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    farmdawgnation explained nicely .. in short DOS is single tasking os while Windows is multi-tasking. and in dos only one Address space and is single threaded there while windows is having multiple address space and is multi-threaded os..these are the difference ...

  3. WilsonWorla
    • 3 years ago
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    windows uses the graphical user interface(GUI) whiles does uses codes.

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