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DOS - Definition

DOS is an acronym for Disk Operating System. This particular system is designed for IMB personal computers, as well as compatible computers. This portion of the system is what controls the writing, storage, and retrieval of information from various types of storage media to include spinning disks. DOS uses a text-based, command line interface, that allows a user to type system commands. By typing simple instructions, the user can browse the files on the hard drive, open and read files, and run programs.


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