This website is using cookies. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. More info. That's Fine
HPC:Factor Logo 

PocketDOS 1.03

Did you create this program, do you know who did?
If you have stopped selling this program commercially, closed down your business or soon will be, the Windows CE community will have lost a valued developer and quite possibly your effort and creativity will be lost forever! It doesn't have to be this way,. The Windows CE community needs your help to preserve the historic legacy of Windows CE now more than ever as it enters into its twilight years.
Will you please consider either open sourcing or converting your license to a HPC:Factor Exemptionware license, where you keep full control of your application's rights without any support commitment but which allows the community to benefit from your efforts.
Please contact the webmaster if you are interested or would like more information and please be assured that HPC:Factor in no way benefits financially from any Exemptionware applications.
PocketDOS provides MS-DOS 6.22 compatibility for your Windows CE, PocketPC or Windows Mobile Pocket Computer
You must be registered and logged into HPC:Factor in order to contribute to the SCL.


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

Program Cost

$40.00 USD (£30.08 GBP, €35.49 EUD, ¥4,533.23 JPY, est.)


DOSvirtualisationold version

License 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.
Website http://www.mediator-software.com/pocketdos/
Not working? Try this website on the WayBack Machine
Popularity 418
Total Downloads  142
Submitted By C:Amie
Submitted On 18 January 2014


No comments have been submitted against this application. Be the first!

You must be signed-in to post comments in the SCL. Not registered? Join our community.

Software Compatibility List: The SCL is provided for free to the Handheld PC Communty and we do not carry advertising to support our services. If you have found the SCL useful, please consider donating.