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In-Depth Series: DOS

  • Number of episodes: 18
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2021-07-30
  • Date of latest show: 2022-12-02
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
DOS is a general acronym for "Disk Operating System", though it came to refer to the operating system used in the IBM PC, particularly Microsoft's MS-DOS.

hpr3740 :: Batch File Variables; Nested Batch Files hosted by Ahuka

2022-12-02. 00:12:10. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is using variables in batch files, and nesting batch files.

hpr3720 :: Practicing Batch Files With ECHO hosted by Ahuka

2022-11-04. 00:12:11. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is using the ECHO command with batch files.

hpr3700 :: Introduction to Batch Files hosted by Ahuka

2022-10-07. 00:14:42. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is Introduction to Batch Files

hpr3680 :: EDIT hosted by Ahuka

2022-09-09. 00:12:19. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is EDIT

hpr3660 :: BASIC hosted by Ahuka

2022-08-12. 00:08:05. Clean.
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We continue our technological archeology to explore the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is BASIC.

hpr3640 :: Expert DIR use hosted by Ahuka

2022-07-15. 00:14:38. Clean.
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We continue with DOS. This time it is mastering the DIR commands

hpr3610 :: DOS Wildcards; File Attributes hosted by Ahuka

2022-06-03. 00:15:07. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is DOS Wildcards and File Attributes.

hpr3590 :: Directory Commands hosted by Ahuka

2022-05-06. 00:14:32. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is Directory commands.

hpr3570 :: The Filesystem hosted by Ahuka

2022-04-08. 00:23:32. Clean.
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We continue our look at the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is the file system.

hpr3550 :: Format; Copy; Diskcopy; Xcopy hosted by Ahuka

2022-03-11. 00:20:02. Clean.
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We continue our look at the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is Format and Copy commands

hpr3530 :: Filenames and ASCII hosted by Ahuka

2022-02-11. 00:14:35. Clean.
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We continue our look at the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is DOS filenames and ASCII

hpr3510 :: Syntax, Switches, and Help hosted by Ahuka

2022-01-14. 00:20:15. Clean.
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We continue our look the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is Syntax, Switches, and Help.

hpr3490 :: The Path hosted by Ahuka

2021-12-17. 00:15:06. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is the Path.

hpr3470 :: External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk hosted by Ahuka

2021-11-19. 00:16:48. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk

hpr3450 :: Internal Commands hosted by Ahuka

2021-10-22. 00:12:26. Clean.
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More on DOS. This time it is Internal Commands.

hpr3430 :: Booting hosted by Ahuka

2021-09-24. 00:12:04. Clean.
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We look in detail at how early PCs booted.

hpr3410 :: Operating Systems hosted by Ahuka

2021-08-27. 00:13:48. Clean.
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Here we look at what an operating system is, and how they developed historically.

hpr3390 :: Intro to DOS Series hosted by Ahuka

2021-07-30. 00:13:23. Clean.
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We begin some technological archeology to explore the old warhorse, DOS.