Is MS-DOS, PC DOS and DR-DOS vintage enough to count?

Curious Marc curiousmarc3 at
Tue Aug 2 23:41:33 CDT 2016

> That's considerably more elegant than the way I use, to get my 98SE boxes to
> boot into DOS to start with (which I prefer, in case I want to do anything
> that requires Windows not to be running, e.g. disk repairs); I just re-named
> 'WIN.COM' to 'LOSE.COM'. So I get an error message grumbling that it can't
> find WIN.COM, and then it falls into DOS.
> Of course, my way, I do get the ineffable pleasure of saying "LOSE" to start
> Windows, every time I boot the machines. Never gets old.
>    Noel

That's too funny! This is the best method by far!

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