Essays Tagged: "MS-DOS"

Bill Gates

its top engineer, Tim Paterson. The system became known as the Microsoft Disk Operating System, or MS-DOS.Now because of the licensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Mic ... ensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Microsoft's distribution of its MS-DOS to other companies who wanted to clone the IBM machine. This decision by IBM is still under g ...

(7 pages) 750 16 4.5 Jul/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

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 European Commission in June of 1993 ... sed 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% d ...

(9 pages) 341 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Computer Graphics

user. Just in the last few years, computers have undergone major changes. PC users came from using MS-DOS and Windows 3.1, to Windows 95, a whole new operating system. Computer speeds have taken a hu ... , and the game resembled a slow version of Air Hockey. The first word processors had their roots in MS-DOS; these were not very sophisticated or much better than a good typewriter at the time. About t ...

(7 pages) 257 1 2.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

An analysis and description of the life of Bill Gates and the beginnings of Microsoft Corporation

BM to write an operating system for its new line of personal computers, and in 1981 which he called MS-DOS. It was shipped on all new IBM PC's. Microsoft made additional technological breakthroughs in ... short twenty-five year interval since he first learned BASIC on the GE machine. The development of MS-DOS, Windows, and the introduction of the mouse have brought computing down to a personal level. ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Multi User Operating Systems.

(7 pages) 142 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

File system overview - FAT, NTFS, EXT3

has its origins in the late 1970s and early1980sand was the file system supported by the Microsoft MS-DOS operating system. It wasoriginally developed as a simple file system suitable for floppy disk ... nt fact is simply that it is the first sector of the volume. The BPB in the boot sector defined for MS-DOS 2.x only allowed for a FAT volume with strictly less than 65,536 sectors (32 MB worth of 512- ...

(14 pages) 195 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A biography on Bill Gates. How he started and become the richest man alive. What he done to achieve his goal and conflicts he had to run to to become where he is standing today.

its top engineer, Tim Paterson. The system became known as the Microsoft Disk Operating System, or MS-DOS.Now because of the licensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Mic ... ensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Microsoft's distribution of its MS-DOS to other companies who wanted to clone the IBM machine. This decision by IBM is still under g ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marketing Spotlight - Microsoft Competitive Markets and Marketing Strategies

he operating systems for its new PCs, which led to the creation of Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS). Since other PC manufacturers desired compatibility with IBM machines, Microsoft was soon ad ...

(5 pages) 204 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

U.S vs. Microsoft

ows) to sell their operating system (DOS) by offering discounts to manufacturers who purchased both MS-DOS and Windows. Microsoft also threatened not to sell Windows to companies who didn't purchase D ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Microsoft: Entrepreneurial Success or Monopoly?

or 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 European Commission in June of 199 ... cused 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% ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 Feb/2006

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

Disk Operating System

rsion of DOS that was sold as a separate product from Microsoft. The last retail version of DOS was MS-Dos 6.22. Microsoft stopped development in 2000 and no longer offers a DOS product, but IBM conti ... then looks on the hard drive for DOS. When DOS is found the bios loads IO.SYS, MSDOS.SYS, and then MS-DOS looks for the CONFIG .SYS file to configure the system then COMMAND.COM is loaded and looks f ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

File Systems That Are Used With Windows NT.

re are two main file systems used with Windows NT: FAT and NTFS. The Fat system was introduced with MS-DOS in 1981. This file system is used in almost all computer operating systems. The Fat file syst ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Topic: An Interview With A Famous Person

up. He left Harvard in his junior year to work on the company. Making a deal with IBM, he developed MS-DOS, which was the first major operating system, in the mid to late 1980s. He then created Window ...

(1 pages) 3007 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bill Gates

its top engineer, Tim Paterson. The system became known as the Microsoft Disk Operating System, or MS-DOS.Now because of the licensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Mic ... ensing agreement between IBM and Microsoft, IBM had no control over Microsoft's distribution of its MS-DOS to other companies who wanted to clone the IBM machine. This decision by IBM is still under g ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Assignment: Final Research Paper on Microsoft

essful. Microsoft has had many ups and downs since they were founded in 1975. They started out with MS-DOS, then they made MS Word, then to replace MS-DOS was Windows, then the upgrade from just Word ...

(4 pages) 78 0 2.3 Oct/2008

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

Microsoft Windows File Systems

llocation Table) originated in the early1980s. FAT file system was the only system supported by the MS-DOS. Being developed with floppy disk in mind was appropriate for drives smaller then that of 500 ... in a FAT12 FAT entry, 16 bits in a FAT16 FAT entry and 32 bits in a FAT32 FAT entry."(Hardware)NTFSMS-DOS and Windows 3.x biggest weakness was the FAT file system. In a corporate environment, FAT pro ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Final Economics Project

by announcing its development of Windows, a graphical user interface for its own operating system (MS-DOS) that had produced for IBM PC and compatible computers. Microsoft graphical user interface wa ... his foresight allowed Bill Gates to get Intel to sign a contract that allowed Mr. Gates to licenses MS-DOS to third parties. By 2001 the computer looked and acted much like we see it today. Windows XP ...

(13 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Company Motivational Profile

nd recently reported their annual revenues of over $60-billionProducts and Services OfferedAlthough MS-DOS was a huge breakthrough in the computer industry for operating systems, it did not take Micro ...

(8 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Important Amendments

would have suffered many more losses. If Bill Gate had not met with IBM representatives to sell his MS-DOS processor Microsoft would most likely not be a major business and the technology that they ha ...

(2 pages) 27 1 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government