[Coco] Microsoft files for patent on "modular operating system"
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Feb 1 11:46:17 EST 2007
On Thursday 01 February 2007 08:49, Brian Blake wrote:
>An interesting discussion on this OS2/NT based OS issue. I was messing
> with a parallel port project over the holidays, and screwed up. Since
> then on boot up, instead of the the windows XP boot screen, it now
> shows OS2 Warp. This PC has never had OS2 on it...
Interesting. Most Interesting. Particularly to the IBM folks I'd bet.
Can you get a picture of it to post someplace?
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>From: Jeff Teunissen <deek at d2dc.net>
>To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>Sent: Thursday, February 1, 2007 5:37:10 AM
>Subject: Re: [Coco] Microsoft files for patent on "modular operating
>Joel Ewy wrote:
>> Actually, though M'Soft did originally work with IBM on OS/2, they
>> backed out and started working on NT instead. As far as I know, NT is
>> really almost completely unrelated to OS/2 on a technical level.
>Windows NT's original name was "OS/2 NT", and indeed you can still run
>text-mode OS/2 v1.x programs on Windows XP.
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