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First post, by vlladislav45

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Hello to everyone , i'm new user on the old dos . I have a question , how i can run the editor? On old dos i'm remembered that had a edit command?

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Reply 1 of 6, by doaks80

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Get freedos and put it inside dosbox. It has a modernish edit command plus many other useful programs.

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Reply 2 of 6, by root42

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Dosbox has its own DOS implementation. You could get hold of a copy of MS DOS and use its qbasic.exe and edit.com (the latter uses the former). Or download one of the many freeware DOS editor programs and use that.

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/fre … group-edit.html

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Reply 4 of 6, by red_avatar

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What I recommend is to "simulate" the hard drive layout of a real DOS PC - copy DOS 6.22 files (easy to find online) to C:\DOS and include it in the PATH variable. Not all of these files will be usable (some may complain you're running the wrong DOS version) but you'll get a more authentic experience and will have all the extra apps for DOS.

I also recommend DOSSHELL which is not a standard part of DOS 6.22 but it's a very good Explorer-type program for DOS.

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Reply 6 of 6, by Gene Wirchenko

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I use VDE (a WordStar derivative) under DOSBox. It works fine.. I downloaded it from:
https://sites.google.com/site/vdeeditor/Home/vde-files