Essays Tagged: "DOS"

Computer Viruses

the original bytes to the program.There are three ways to deal with this:1. Cold Boot from a clean DOS floppy, and make sure that nothing on the hard disk is executed. Run any anti-virus software fro ... . It contains information about the disk such as the number of sectors in each partition, where the DOS partition starts, plus a small program. The partition sector is also called the 'Master Boot Rec ...

(6 pages) 152 1 3.2 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

. The investigation continued on for the next three years withoutresolve, until Novell, maker of DR-DOS, a competitor of Microsoft's MS-DOS, filed acomplaint with the Competition Directorate of the Eu ... on Microsoft's selling practices with computermanufacturers. Up until now, Microsoft would sell MS-DOS and Microsoft's otheroperating systems to original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) at a 60% disc ...

(9 pages) 341 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Making Utilities for MS-DOS

r the most important system software developer. There can be no argument about that. Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system has become a de facto standard (IBM's PC-DOS is actually a licensed version of ... that this is happening with Microsoft's operating systems. It should be no secret to anyone that MS-DOS contains a lot of undocumented system calls, data structures and other features. Numerous books ...

(19 pages) 72 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Viruses.

ware. As an example, a virus can be referred to as an IBM-PC virus, referring to the hardware, or a DOS virus, referring to the operating system. "Clones" of systems are also included with the origina ... been especially apparent in the IBMPC viruses; since there are more distinct viruses known for the DOS operating system than any other.The first IBM-PC virus appeared in 1986 [Den90]; this was the Br ...

(18 pages) 366 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

CREATING A BOOTABLE CD-ROM

user.It requires an understanding of how to create bootable floppy disks andhow to create and edit DOS CONFIG.SYS and/or AUTOEXEC.BAT files.Adaptec Easy CD Creator allows you to create CDs that you c ... are planning to boot from. The CONFIG.SYS file will typically containthe instructions to load your DOS CD-ROM driver while the AUTOEXEC.BAT filewill contain the instructions to load Microsoft's DOS C ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Gobbly Goop

:!!::!!::!!::!!::!!::!!::!!:Current Computer Knowledge-hacking networks with DOS-Ability to create INTERMEDIATE Batch files-Currently Taking a Java Course-Editing memory values ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft

on Microsoft's selling practices with computer manufacturers. Up until then Microsoft would sell MS-DOS and Microsoft's other operating systems to (OEM's) at a 60% discount if that OEM agreed to pay a ... hey may have competition. For example, Microsoft would use Windows, to sell their operating system, DOS, by offering discounts to manufacturers that purchased both MS-DOS and Windows, and threatening ...

(3 pages) 153 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

IBM and the PC

d through the sheer volume of use by the market such as IBM PC and the Operating system for the PC (DOS and Windows).Apple's Macintosh is an example of a computer which does not match the standard.Ope ... The relationship between IBM and Microsoft began with the deal for Microsoft to supply IBM with the DOS operating system, and continued until the early 1990s with the development of the OS/2 operating ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What is computer virus?

. Some of the more malignant viruses will erase your entire hard disk, or delete files.What Viruses DoSome viruses are programmed specifically to damage the data on your computer by corrupting program ... s monitors or computer chips; they only infect software.In addition, Macintosh viruses don't infect DOS-based computer software and vice versa. For example, the infamous Michelangelo virus does not in ...

(8 pages) 71 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Adamant Ambition by Chervine Razmazma

w that glint of faith in my father's eyes because of my ability to comfortably use and navigate the DOS-like commands of a computer at the age of eight. Most likely, for the first time of his life, hi ...

(11 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Large Companies and the Possibility of Real Innovation.

t. Word Star and WordPerfect were on the market long before MS Word. However, these programs ran in DOS mode and required lots of codes be memorized in order to get them to work. There was a lot of ty ... This is perhaps the product for which Microsoft is best known. Improving upon the already existing DOS operating system, Windows was meant to make navigating and operating one's personal computer as ...

(11 pages) 103 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Microsoft: Entrepreneurial Success or Monopoly?

The investigation continued on for the next three years without resolve, until Novell, maker of DR-DOS, a competitor of Microsoft's MS-DOS, filed a complaint with the Competition Directorate of the E ... ed on Microsoft's selling practices with computer manufacturers. Until now, Microsoft would sell MS-DOS and Microsoft's other operating systems to original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) at a 60% dis ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Disk Operating System

aging the Hardware and the Software resources of a computer system. One type of operating system is DOS. The main functions of DOS are to manage disk files, allocate system resources according to the ... functions of DOS are to manage disk files, allocate system resources according to the requirement. DOS provides features essential to control hardware devices such as Keyboard, Screen, Disk Devices, ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

5 minute speech on a famous person: Bill Gates

r its computer, Bill acted quickly. He search around and was able to buy an operating system called DOS for $50,000. Gates then talked IBM into letting Microsoft retain the rights, to market MS DOS se ... l Gate's a great business man who knows how to create a PC market in his favor. With the release of DOS, it made Microsoft the standard for operation systems. Gates then released Windows, an almost id ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Making network compatible with MS-DOS 6.22.

NETWORKS.TXTThis file contains information about making your network compatiblewith MS-DOS 6.22. If you are running MS-DOS 5.0 or later, you do notneed to make any changes to your network ... S-DOS 5.0 or later, you do notneed to make any changes to your network to make it compatible withMS-DOS 6.22.If Setup referred you to this file, see Section 1 below. If you arelooking for additional i ... c5. AT&T StarGroup (non-LAN Manager)6. Banyan VINES7. DEC Pathworks and PCSA8. IBM PC LAN9. IBM DOS LAN Requester Version 1.30 or Earlier10. Microsoft LAN Manager and 100-Percent CompatibleNetwork ...

(11 pages) 2352 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Impact of Diversity Characteristics on Individual Behavior

with change. It's a natural consequence of aging. They prattle on about how important understanding DOS is, when no-one gives a toss about DOS anymore and 90% of current IT folk don't even know what i ...

(7 pages) 110 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Simply DOS, 2nd Edition

Summary: DOS is the short form of "Disk Operating System". The meaning is controlling the Hard Disk working. ... Hard Disk working. It can help we to manage our system and spend the resource. The main work of the DOS is for processing programs and save-load data. Also, we can do the work such as printing. Althou ... ny operating now, and although they are easy to use and user-friendly, we still need to learn about DOS. Because it is a basic system and many great OS, such as: Windows is base on DOS. In the first c ...

(2 pages) 306 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Evolution Of Microsoft Operating Systems

ng system has seen many changes over the last twenty years. From Microsoft?s Disk Operating System (DOS) introduced in 1981 to Windows Millennium Edition, first seen on store shelves in late 2000, Mic ... erating systems have evolved and changed greatly with the evolution of computer systems.Microsoft?s DOS 1.0 became one of the most important operating systems for personal computers when IBM chose to ...

(7 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Edward H Angle

menagem a Edward Angle - 1915) A preocupação do Homem com o crescimento e alinhamento dos dentes remete-nos ao Antigo Egipto (~3000 A.C), onde múmias foram encontradas com bandas ... entre os mesmos, bem como, aparelhos ortodônticos primitivos e surpreendentemente bem elaborados, nas escavações gregas, etruscas e mexicanas (ver fig.nº1). (1) De acordo com ...

(10 pages) 10 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

IT for Fast Fashion Case Study

ace or the one forecasted by M. Salgado.Point-of-sale (POS) terminals have to be upgraded. Keep the DOS operating system (OS) could lead to an irreversible issue. The vendor of POS terminals, even if ... gest customers, could stop its supply because no clause in their contract forces the vendor to keep DOS as the OS of its computers. Also, engineers who are hired by Zara in order to work in the IT dep ...

(7 pages) 72 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies