Ben “Virtual PC Guy” Armstrong’s recent post sent me back to my early days at Microsoft. Back then (early 1990s) I was a member of the MS-DOS product support team. His link to the Microsoft Knowledge Base article was one I remember fondly. Many times I walked customers through these instructions over the phone. Customers with fax machines could also call our fax-back service and request a hard copy of the article – it wasn’t quite internet easy, but it was pretty close 🙂
Just for fun, here’s another of my old favorites (Requesting MS-DOS Version Number with DEBUG). Give it a try the next time you are running an MS-DOS Virtual PC session.
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