W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2002

RE: Windows XP Caution

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spinsol.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 13:30:57 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> probrams\accessories\command prompt
> displays:
> c:\xxxxxx\xxxxxxx\
> which is whatever your default folder is for this and you can do:
> dir
> and get a listing and I can run all kinds of things.  I can even go to
> pure dos and I can even load their dos.  What is this no dos?

It is DOS. It isn't however Windows.
Win3.1 and lower, Win9x and WinME run on top of DOS. The OS is a program
running in DOS.
WinNT (including NT5 which for some reason is called Windows2000) and XP
don't run on top of DOS.
Received on Friday, 22 March 2002 08:27:08 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:21:18 UTC