A multitasking PC operating system.
An operating system developed by IBM that permits true multitasking with a minimal risk of total system failure.
An operating system from IBM for use on IBM compatible personal computers.
An operating system, sold by IBM. It's a flexible operating system capable of multi-tasking both DOS and Windows programs.
A 32-bit operating system developed by IBM.
Older IBM PC operating system.
An operating system with a graphical user interface, developed by IBM for IBM PCs and compatible computers.
n. The IBM operating system for personal computers.
OS/2 operating system
an operating system which allows each application program to run in its own separate protected region (see also Windows NT)
An operating system originally developed by Microsoft and IBM; Microsoft dropped out of the project to concentrate on its Windows operating systems. IBM...
An IBM operating system for personal computers that featured capabilities for large memory, multitasking and virtual machines.
A multitasking operating system for IBM and compatible personal computers
An acronym for Operating System/2, a powerful GUI personal computer operating system owned by IBM.
See Operating System/2 (OS/2).
Abbreviation for Operating System/2.
Micro computer operating system developed by IBM. Although rather advanced, this system was never accepted by the users community.
IBM's failed attempt to displace Microsoft operating systems from dominance. Distributed originally with PS/2 computers, but there was no real correlation between the two. 2. half an operating system.
n. A protected-mode, virtual-memory, multitasking operating system for personal computers based on the Intel 80286, 80386, i486, and Pentium processors. OS/2 can run most MS-DOS applications and can read all MS-DOS disks. Important OS/2 subsystems include Presentation Manager, which provides a graphical user interface, and LAN Manager, which provides networking facilities. OS/2 was initially developed as a joint project of Microsoft and IBM but is now an IBM product. See also protected mode, virtual memory.
A protected-mode, virtual memory, multitasking operating system for personal computers based on the Intel 80286, 80386, i486, and Pentium processors. OS/2 can run most MS-DOS-based programs and can read all MS-DOS disks. See also: MS-DOS-based program