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MS-DOS is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft. Collectively, MS-DOS, its rebranding as IBM PC DOS, and some operating systems attempting to be compatible with MS-DOS, are sometimes referred to as "DOS". MS-DOS was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers during the 1980s and the early 1990s, when it was gradually superseded by operating systems offering a graphical user interface (GUI), in various generations of the graphical Microsoft Windows operating system.
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  • History 

  • Versions 

  • MS-DOS 2.x 

  • MS-DOS 3.x 

  • MS-DOS 4.0 / MS-DOS 4.x 

  • MS-DOS 5.x 

  • MS-DOS 6.x 

  • MS-DOS 7/8 (as part of Windows 9x) 

  • Competition 

  • Legal issues 

  • Use of undocumented APIs 

  • Windows command-line interface 

  • Earlier Versions of Windows 

  • Windows NT 

  • End-of-life 

  • Legacy compatibility 

  • Related systems