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can you still drop down into DOS?

by politix / February 8, 2007 12:21 PM PST

Can you still drop down into DOS or has this been done away with?

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DOS?
by ict-cramps / February 8, 2007 9:18 PM PST

i dont think dos has been in windows since xp. it was replaced with cmd / command prompt. in vista if you got start > accessories > command prompt (right click and run it as admin)

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Ok thanks
by politix / February 9, 2007 1:38 AM PST
In reply to: DOS?

That is what I meant, command prompt. I still run qbasic and I was wondering if I could still drop down into the c prompt and run qbasic.

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DOS
by mhbweb / February 9, 2007 1:46 AM PST
In reply to: Ok thanks

sure you can, just run the command consul?

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Admin
by ict-cramps / February 9, 2007 7:11 PM PST

before you run command prompt right click on it and click " RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR"

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Got to test it myself
by politix / July 15, 2008 12:31 PM PDT
In reply to: Admin

Maybe it is because i tested it on 64 bit Vista but I can get to the command prompt but I can not do a full screen like I did in XP with the <alt> <enter> key sequence.

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