DOS or Disk Operating System could refer to any number of incompatible operating systems, including but not limited to: MS-DOS, PC-DOS, DR-DOS, FreeDOS, PTS-DOS, ROM-DOS, Novell DOS & OpenDOS on IBM-PC compatibles; additionally with AmigaDOS, AMSDOS, ANDOS, Apple DOS, Atari DOS, Commodore DOS, ...

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JAM audio format

I have the DOS version of Disney and Virgin Interactive's game Aladdin. The game soundtrack seems to be stored as .JAM files according to this page (see the type 3 description) but no details are ...
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Sound works but no music?

I want to run Master of Magic with dosbox and i think i am missing something obvious regarding the sound/music settings. I do have in game sound but without any music. Strangely i have chosen the same ...
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What effects does the weather have in SimCity 2000?

The window showing the currently selected tools also displays the weather. I know that certain weather like tornado warning are indication for random disasters, but what effects does the other, ...
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The jump at lvl 2 of Prince of Persia classic

I'm at level 2, and I can't do that jump which takes me to the last screen of the level (it's before getting to the door which takes me to the next level). Every time I jump to the other side back, ...
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How can I play Police Quest I on Windows 7?

How can I get Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel to run on a Windows 7 64-bit machine? I used to have this game when I was a kid and want to give it another go.
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No sound while running Chasm: The Rift on DOSBox

I recently retrieved my copy of Chasm: The Rift from my really old Windows 95 laptop, and I'm trying to run it on Windows XP via DOSBox. However, there is no sound, even though the game is supposed to ...
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How can I connect a 5 1/4" floppy drive to my modern PC? [closed]

I have a small collection of 5 1/4" floppy disks (early Sierra games) that I am trying to read. How can I connect a drive that accepts these disks to my PC. This has been moved over to Super User
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First DOS videogame ever? [closed]

I wanna know the first videogame ever released for DOS (any version of it). When I was a kid I was a heavy user of DOS, and I remember playing lots of very old games which were developed way before I ...
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Use a VM or a DOS emulator/layer to play old games on modern platforms?

What is the "common wisdom" if I want to play my old DOS games on a modern System (say, Windows 7 64 bit)? Should I use some form of emulation layer to get the games running under a modern Windows or ...
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Ancient art of war Flash game?

I used to play this game years ago on a DOS machine. I was just wondering if anyone had come across it as a flash game...
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How can I play Avoid the Noid on Windows 7?

I have some pretty fond memories of a game called Avoid The Noid. It was some promotional thing from Dominos pizza and was actually a lot of fun. After I dug up my original disk and pulled the files ...