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Application Name PocketDOS
Version 1.08
License Type Trialware
It's a demo only and in order to continue to use it after a period of time you will have to pay for it.
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Program Cost
£20.17 GBP ($25.21 USD, €22.39 EUD, ¥2,702.78 JPY, ¥173.46 CNY est.)
Get Direct http://www.mediator-software.com/pocketdos/
[ This program can be obtained directly from its developer ]
PocketDOS provides MS-DOS 6.22 compatibility for your Windows CE, PocketPC or Windows Mobile Pocket Computer
Description PocketDOS provides MS-DOS 6.22 compatibility for your Windows CE, PocketPC or Windows Mobile Pocket Computer. Most applications designed for an Intel 8086 or 80186 compatible processor with a CGA or text display can be run on your Windows C, Pocket PC or Windows Mobile device using PocketDOS. In addition, most applications designed for the MCGA/VGA 320x200x256 (mode 13h) display mode and the proprietary display modes of the Hewlett-Packard 95/100/200LX palmtop computers can also be run on your Windows CE, Pocket PC or Windows Mobile device using PocketDOS. PocketDOS uses Datalight's proven ROM-DOS (www.datalight.com) to provide a fully Year 2000 compliant MS-DOS 6.22 compatible Disk Operating System.

Before installing DOS applications to your Windows CE device, you should check that they do not exceed the following requirements:

Intel 8088/8086/80188/80186 compatible processor (CPU)
700Kb of Conventional RAM
176Kb of UMB RAM
LIM EMS 3.2 Expanded Memory (EMS)
CGA or MCGA compatible display adapter (includes support for HP INT5F gfx modes)
2x 16550 compatible UART communication ports
1x parallel printer port
Standard (INT 33) DOS Mouse driver
MS-DOS 6.22

Note: If using applications designed for HP95/100/200LX computers, the PALRUN, INT5F or CG TSR programs should NOT be run, as this functionality is included in the PocketDOS application.

In addition, applications should be able to be installed on a network drive, as this is how PocketDOS "sees" the Windows CE file system.

This demonstration version of PocketDOS displays a 'nag' screen for 15 seconds every few minutes. In addition, very few DOS utilities and no user manual are provided with the demonstration version.

For a version that does not display the 'nag' screen, includes a full user manual and a full set of DOS utilities (including a Terminal program and utilities for transferring files via the serial port using the XModem and ZModem protocols),
register online at:

Web: http://www.pocketdos.com
Installation Instructions
Tags DOS, virtualisation, old version
Popularity 313
Total Downloads 195
Submitted By C:Amie
Submitted On 18 January 2014


Works well on my IBM WorkPad z50 HPC. It is good enough I will likely opt to pay for the full.
#1 By Safetystephen on 30 July 2019 at 6:00:06 AM
If you want to purchase this, please see: https://www.hpcfactor.com/news/?iid=826
#2 By C:Amie on 08 September 2019 at 1:03:26 PM

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