Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Help: Download MS-DOS 6.22

Recommended Posts

BigCheese    9

Have a look on eMule.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DjmUK    0

MS-DOS 6.22 is free to download (legally) but I cannot find it. I need it for specific programs to run.

Microsoft's website has links to a single setup file, but that's no good - I'm looking for the links to download:

- DISK 1

- DISK 2

- DISK 3

I already have the DOS 6.22 bootdisk, but I'm having no luck in finding the actual OS.

Thanks in advance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wv@gt    1,177

cant you extract dos from a windows 95 or windows 98 disk.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TrekRich    109

I know this is against the post and all, but i am really curious to find out what you want to run on it. When you get your copy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DjmUK    0

Never used eMule.

95/98 - I don't have those operating system. I use XP-Pro, and all I need are these 3x MS-DOS 6.22 setup disks.

Run:

We have an old piece of legacy software that is dependanct on DOS as a client operating system. Upgrades are not an option due to finances etc. etc. and I'm looking for this OS as a backup disk because I realised we don't have a backup of it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Noloony    0

Better late than never but...

i was searching for dos 6.22 wen i found this tread and i think i got a Solusion for DjmUK's problem.. he probbly has a solution but... other can use this info

i made a lidel guide how to turn the setup form the folloing link into a 3 disk setup

http://download.microsoft.com/download/dos...N-US/stepup.exe

- Open up stepup.exe in winrar extract the files to a new map

- Open Setup.Bat in Notepad, Delete the following code, And save the file

REM  This batch file expands the MS-DOS 6.22 Step-Up files and
REM  then runs MS-DOS 6.22 Setup.

if %1'==RESTART' goto restart
if not exist 1MSDOS62.EXE goto missing

REM ----- Do expansion of a split archive -----
:multi
md C:\stepup
if not exist c:\stepup\nul goto dir_err

REM Copy this batch file to the hard disk and transfer control to
REM it so user can change floppies.

- Copy the new Setup.bat, 1MSDOS62.EXE, DBLCDESC.TXT, DESCRIP.TXT, NEW4_622.TXT, and README.NOW to a 1.44 MB disk (Name it: MSdos 6.22 setup 1/3)

- Swap the 1.44 MB floppy disk for a empty 1.44 MB floppy disk (name it: MSdos 6.22 setup 2/3)

- Copy 2MSDOS62.EXE to the floppy disk

- Swap the 1.44 disk for another empty 1.44 MB floppy disk (name it: MSdos 6.22 setup 3/3)

- Copy 3MSDOS62.EXE to the floppy disk

Now you created a 3 Disk setup

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tha1    0

Do it really need to be MS-DOS? Because you can try FreeDOS. It's mainly the same thing, and it's also free. If you want to give it a try, you can find it here

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Elliot B.    1,067

Does this help?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jordanspringer    30

hmmm, I'm wondering if the original poster is even still looking for this after 1.5 years :p hehe

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
boogerjones    86

hmmm, I'm wondering if the original poster is even still looking for this after 1.5 years :p hehe

LOL. Nice.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ReDFoX2200    3

I still have the original 3 disk if u want mail me I will send them to u :)

redfox2200@hotmail.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wicker_man    0

You guys obviously have no idea that almost any manufacturing business still heavily depends on MS-DOS.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Orry Verducci    1

That's actually an interesting fact, and I'm surprised their are no newer alternatives. For example, all the computers in my school run Windows XP Pro, except for the Computer Aided Design one used by the engineering department which still runs Windows 95 purely for the reason that the software relys on DOS.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
modernponderer    2

MS-DOS 6.22 is still protected by copyright laws. Therefore, distributing copies is illegal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
whitebread    54
Do it really need to be MS-DOS? Because you can try FreeDOS. It's mainly the same thing, and it's also free. If you want to give it a try, you can find it here

How similar & compatible is MSDOS compared to FreeDOS?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tha1    0

How similar & compatible is MSDOS compared to FreeDOS?

They say it's 100% compatible.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shadrack    601

You guys obviously have no idea that almost any manufacturing business still heavily depends on MS-DOS.

:yes:

Even programmable mills that come out today still use DOS and software written for DOS :whistle: .

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tiddlie    3

MS-DOS 6.22 is still protected by copyright laws. Therefore, distributing copies is illegal.

The link is directly to a Microsoft server, therefore you can safely assume that Microsoft has no issue with you downloding a copy.

Either that, or someone at MS messed up.... I doubt its that though as the link is still live after 12 months...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Chosen One    9

http://www.drdos.net/

it's open source and I use to use it a long time ago, works great.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
strekship    16

They say it's 100% compatible.

It is not entirely 100% compatable with MS-DOS.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
modernponderer    2

The link is directly to a Microsoft server, therefore you can safely assume that Microsoft has no issue with you downloding a copy.

Either that, or someone at MS messed up.... I doubt its that though as the link is still live after 12 months...

The link in question points to an update for licensed users of certain previous versions of MS-DOS. Therefore, using it as a full version is illegal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.