IBM DOS Version 5.00




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Setup Screen:


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Package Contents:

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Outer Cover (Cardstock), P/N: 84F9775
Inner Box (Cardstock), no P/N: printed
White styrofoam block
Diskette Envelope, P/N: 91F9498
Getting Started Guide, P/N: 84F9683
License Information Pamphlet, P/N: 84F9686
Keyboard and codepage guide, P/N: 84F9684
User Manual, P/N: 84F9682
Service Information card, P/N:84F9685
Disk 1, P/N: 84F9711
Disk 2, P/N: 84F9714
Disk 3, P/N: 84F9717

Collector's notes:
Rated: Available. Most common in 5.xx.x run.
Estimated Value (complete): Mint-$50 VG-$40 G-$30

Vital Statistics:

Release Date: May, 1991
Disks in Set: 3
Diskette Form Factor:3.5", DS,DD 9 sectors per track
Capacity: 720k
Sector Size: 512 bytes
Track Size: 9 sectors
Disk Sides: 2
Total Tracks: 80
File System: FAT12 floppy, FAT16 fixed disk
Files on Disk 1: 33
Files on Disk 2: 31
Files on Disk 3: 45

Version String (Sector 04C, offset 106h)



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72 73 69 6F 6E 20 35 2E 30 30 20 28 43 29 43 6F ¦ rsion 5.00 (C)Co

70 79 72 69 67 68 74 20 31 39 38 31 2D 31 39 39 ¦ pyright 1981-199

31 20 49 42 4D 20 43 6F 72 70 20 4C 69 63 65 6E ¦ 1 IBM Corp Licen

73 65 64 20 4D 61 74 65 72 69 61 6C 20 2D 20 50 ¦ sed Material - P

72 6F 70 65 72 74 79 20 6F 66 20 49 42 4D 20 41 ¦ roperty of IBM A

6C 6C 20 72 69 67 68 74 73 20 72 65 73 65 72 76 ¦ ll rights reserv

65 64 20 4E 55 4C 00 43 4F 4E 00 41 55 58 00 50 ¦ ed NUL CON AUX P


File Listing:

Disk 1: 05/09/1991 12:00p 33,430 IBMBIO.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 37,378 IBMDOS.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 36 AUTOEXEC.BAT 05/09/1991 12:00p 47,987 COMMAND.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 13 CONFIG.SYS 05/09/1991 12:00p 17,686 COUNTRY.SYS 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,108 EGA.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 15,163 KEYB.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 38,206 KEYBOARD.SYS 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,020 NLSFUNC.EXE 05/09/1991 12:00p 74,126 SETUP.EXE 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,161 SETUP.INI 05/09/1991 12:00p 716 CV.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 11,177 DISPLAY.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 19,694 EGA.CP_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,888 HIMEM.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 16,867 MODE.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,445 SETVER.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,177 ANSI.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 16,897 DEBUG.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 10,430 EDLIN.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 47,563 EMM386.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,914 FASTOPEN.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 57,304 FDISK.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 32,911 FORMAT.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 12,781 MIRROR.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,737 RAMDRIVE.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 9,295 SHARE.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 6,289 SMARTDRV.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 9,665 SYS.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 9,393 UNDELETE.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 18,576 UNFORMAT.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 11,865 XCOPY.EX_ 33 File(s) 603,898 bytes 0 Dir(s) 106,496 bytes free 730,112 bytes total disk space. 71,680 bytes in 2 hidden files. 551,936 bytes in 31 files. 106,496 bytes available on disk. 1,024 bytes in each allocation unit. 713 total allocation units on disk. 104 allocation units available on disk. Disk 2: 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,729 DOSKEY.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 1,768 CGA.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,335 CGA.IN_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 6,920 CGA.VI_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,218 DOSSHELL.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 155,861 DOSSHELL.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 15,487 DOSSWAP.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,729 EGA.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,336 EGA.IN_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,012 EGA.VI_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,564 EGAMONO.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 1,809 HERC.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 6,998 HERC.VI_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 301 MONO.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,992 MONO.IN_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,548 PACKING.LST 05/09/1991 12:00p 11,032 PRINT.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,593 VGA.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,238 VGA.VI_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,605 VGAMONO.GR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,494 APPNOTES.TXT 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,837 DOSHELP.HL_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 54,369 DOSSHELL.HL_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 17,322 EDIT.HL_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,537 HELP.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,526 RECOVER.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 122,321 QBASIC.HL_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 413 EDIT.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 14,912 MONEY.BA_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,444 MSHERC.CO_ 08/16/1991 12:00p 212,057 QBASIC.EX_ 31 File(s) 699,307 bytes 0 Dir(s) 14,336 bytes free 730,112 bytes total disk space. 715,776 bytes in 31 files. 14,336 bytes available on disk. 1,024 bytes in each allocation unit. 713 total allocation units on disk. 14 allocation units available on disk. Disk 3: 05/09/1991 12:00p 11,957 GORILLA.BA_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,938 4201.CP_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 375 4208.CP_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 352 5202.CP_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 316 PPDS.CP_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,466 APPEND.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 5,213 ASSIGN.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 11,802 ATTRIB.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 25,729 BACKUP.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 12,699 CHKDSK.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 10,513 COMP.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 7,650 DISKCOMP.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,389 DISKCOPY.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,571 DRIVER.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 13,505 FC.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 5,547 FIND.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,120 GRAFTABL.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 12,896 GRAPHICS.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 6,929 LABEL.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 2,311 MORE.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 8,242 NIBBLES.BA_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,999 REMLINE.BA_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 26,090 RESTORE.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 4,982 SORT.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 3,214 WINA20.38_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 6,882 EXE2BIN.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 14,563 EXPAND.EXE 05/09/1991 12:00p 5,186 GRAPHICS.PR_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 13,908 JOIN.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 704 LOADFIX.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 12,449 PRINTER.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 12,856 README.TXT 05/09/1991 12:00p 14,419 REPLACE.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 14,503 SUBST.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 5,437 TREE.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 29,716 MEM.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 19,218 MOUSE.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 925 CMOSCLK.SY_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 545 BASIC.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 59,013 BASICA.CO_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 25,693 MEUTOINI.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 17,246 AUTOCONF.EX_ 05/09/1991 12:00p 15,880 KEYBGK.COM 05/09/1991 12:00p 38,206 KEYBOARD.SYS 05/09/1991 12:00p 14,101 EGAX.CP_ 45 File(s) 534,255 bytes 0 Dir(s) 169,984 bytes free 730,112 bytes total disk space. 560,128 bytes in 45 files. 169,984 bytes available on disk. 1,024 bytes in each allocation unit. 713 total allocation units on disk. 166 allocation units available on disk.

MD5 Signatures:

IBMBIO COM AC8E9DBA26764F7126C37F3C3CC12C6F IBMDOS COM 2CC00EF260A30A1169D5CB4482062C41 COMMAND COM 42A42B9B2A7A4D11930C4DD54D2F8AEE VER command: IBM DOS Version 5.00

Version History:

Superceeds IBM DOS 4.01. Adds new support for ability to run DOS in the HMA (High Memory Area). Includes new DOS 5.00 editor with online help. Adds hardware support for 3.5" 2.88Mb floppy drives. Includes enhancements to graphical shell. Adds additional codepage country support. New device drivers in release are (EMM386), (HIMEM), and (SMARTDRV). Adds new functions for: (DOSKEY), (EDIT), (FC), (HELP), (MIRROR), (QBASIC), (SETVER), (UNDELETE), and (UNFORMAT).

Announced Release Date:
Planned Availability Dates: ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER NUMBER 291-266
June 11, 1991 -- IBM DOS Version 5.00 and Upgrade and New Acceptance Terms for Additional Licenses Copies of IBM DOS Version 5.00.

End of service life announcement:
Effective September 8, 1994, IBM will withdraw from marketing IBM DOS 5.00 programs as listed in the Notice to IBM Customers. These programs are replaced by PC DOS 6.3, refer to Software Announcement 294-263, dated April 27, 1994. DOS 5.02 continues to be available.