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Today Microsoft launches MS-DOS Mobile, a new OS designed especially for Lumia smartphones.
Microsoft is going back to where productivity started for millions of people, launching a beautifully simple OS.

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preview is an essential download. Whether you’re going back to BASIC, or simply booting into DOS for the first time, MS-DOS Mobile marks the next step in Microsoft’s reinvention of productivity.

The OS allows you to run a number of already installed applications, while the sleuths amongst you will delight in uncovering a few extra special features – all through the medium of the much-loved C:\ prompt.

To find out how, and to learn about the story behind it, watch our exclusive launch video.

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Tom Messett, from the marketing team at Microsoft Lumia, said:

“MS-DOS Mobile allows us to look proudly back, while at the same time moving us defiantly forwards.”

“It’s simple, effective productivity re-imagined through the medium of DOS. “

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No idea where MS are headed with this but from experience the first thing I ever did with DOS was create a GUI so that compters could actually be used more easily by novice users.

I guess this is yet another attempt to turn the world into coders.
 

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