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Memo to Microsoft: Windows 10 is broken, and the fixes can't wait

BinkyTheMagicPaperclip Silver badge

Re: MS-DOS was terrific

MSDOS crashed and spontaneously rebooted, usually due to weird combinations of TSRs, other drivers, and hardware issues such as IRQ conflicts.

Let's not romance the past. A basic DOS system only reading and writing to a disk and using standard VGA is pretty easy to get working. Problem is, everyone wanted printer drivers, networking, accelerated graphics, in short - a protected memory multitasking operating system.

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