What is DOS?

A disk operating system (DOS) is an operating system that runs from a hard disk drive.

Disk operating systems are operated by command-line interface in which the user can issue commands to the programme through lines of text.

 Want to know who the first DOS was invented by? Click next page.

Name of Technology:

Disk operating system

Year Introduced:


Invented by :

Tim Paterson

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open source

Main technology category:

operating system



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