FreeDOS

FreeDOS is a DOS-compatible operating system and package of separate programs made up of open source software, licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). FreeDOS is designed for use on IBM PC compatible computers and supports supports older and the newer IBM hardware. The FreeDOS project was started in 1994 after Microsoft stopped support of MS-DOS. The latest version of FreeDOS (version 1.0) was released in 2006.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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