Microsoft Word 3.x (DOS)

edited January 2021 in Product Comments

imageMicrosoft Word 3.x (DOS)

The Microsoft Word word processor was first introduced for MS-DOS in 1983. Its design made use of a mouse and WYSIWYG graphics. Its crude WYSIWYG/mouse support was a direct response to the Apple Lisa/Mac, and VisiCorp Visi On. Initially it competed against many popular word processors such as WordStar, Multimate, and WordPerfect. Word for DOS was never really successful.

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  • Hello
    Is there a way to start one of this Downloads of word 3.x for Ms-dos?
    What should i do? I Tried it with dosbox but the dosbox has some Problem with "free files in config.sys".
    Could you please help me?
    Thank you in advance.
  • Sounds like you need to increase the FILES setting in CONFIG.SYS. Although using an emulator with actual DOS in it would probably be even better.
  • edited November 2022
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