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DOS (Disk Operating System)

a COMPUTER program which enables a computer to record and retrieve data from a rotating magnetic or vinyl disk. The most widely-used disk operating system is MSDOS, which is used on computers that are compatible with the IBM personal computer.
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The implementation of the ATA protocol and DOS file system may be in hardware, firmware, host software, or any combination of hardware and firmware.
DriveT creates a tape- installable file system, allowing high-performance tape access using DOS file system calls.
2003; 2004) e a adicao do oleo essencial como sedativo na agua de transporte dejundia (Rhamdia quelen) retardou a oxidacao lipidica dos files durante o armazenamento congelado (VEECK et al.
A composicao dos files (Tabela 5) nao diferiu significativamente entre os tratamentos, exceto os teores de cinzas, que foram maiores nas dietas FCS e FCG.
0 seconds Note: MS DOS files (HIS & DAT) are actual records
3] This protocol is incorporated into Samba and other open source tools to allow other operating systems, such as UNIX, to access Windows and DOS files.
Indeed, it's set up with virtual DOS files that feed into the OmniWare PCs and control the telnet traffic to and fro.
Such files could convey information much more effectively than ASCII or DOS files.
The setup program copies the user's current DOS files to a backup directory during the installation process.