With windows if your PC dies and you want to move
to a dupicate and keep running - your out of luck.
Windows ability to detect small changes is amazing -
it just wants to stop. Win 7 is such a pain to
deal with I think even DOS could beat it.
Every time I install new software it wants to be
> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 3:34 PM, Dale E Sterner <[hidden email]>
> > Maybe the people who have produced the mini
> > also wrote some software to make it useful.
> Sorry, but that's wishful thinking. The HP mini wasn't issued as a
> DOS machine. FreeDOS was an after the fact addition on the one you
> saw, not original equipment.
> > I like DOS I hope it moves foreward.
> It won't. What will move it? What you would like to see will
> time and effort by highly skilled programmers. The folks who *can*
> what you want expect to be *paid* for their work. Who will pay
> and why? There hasn't been a paying market for DOS and DOS software
> for decades.
> > Windows is so single PC oriented. I've tried moving
> > windows to a twin PC - same everything and it
> > somehow knew it was different and didn't
> > want to run.
> I'm not sure what you mean by "twin PC". But Windows is licensed to
> single PC. Want to run it on the second PC? Get another copy of
> Windows with a different license key..
> One reason for using Linux is that it doesn't care, and you can
> install it from the same distribution media on multiple machines.
> > DOS has no such problems. DOS finds its legs and wants to run.
> And if what you want to do can be done by DOS, you are fine.
> Increasingly, what you might want to do *can't* be done under DOS.
> You have a choice of staying put and forgoing the new stuff, or
> to a different OS.