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Running MS-DOS App on Mac

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I have a peice of software that is designed to run on MS-DOS or in a DOS window at least. This software archives files and transmits them via standard dialup modem. I understand there is some kind of DOS emmulation in Macs that I can use to have this run. I don't have a Mac, and I have had VERY little experience with Macs. Can someone please tell me if this emmulator is built into every Mac, or if it's another program I will have to purchase.

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EVERY mac has the built in capability to read DOS/PC floppies. You can read, write, save etc to those disks. Now..If you want to RUN DOS on your mac you will need either VirtualPC or SoftPC. VPC is the standard and is made by connectix. You can even install windows on top of it (if you actually want to do that). The DOS version of VPC (not the windows 95 or 98 version) is fairly cheap and will run everything. Hope this helps
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