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24. Appendix G - Other Operating Systems

24.1 DOS

To my surprise there are still many tools available to make old 286 PC useful. I started a search for 286 at Simtel.Net and found many useful shareware programs. For instance:

There is even a free DOS around, see The OS Developers Homepage and The FreeOS page.

24.2 MS-Windows

A power saving utility CPUIDLE is available. Another one for older versions of MS-WindowsNT is available at Niteskate.

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