Software Uploads

All Things DOS has completed the upload of over 4,000 Apple ][ disk image files this in conjunction of over 10,000 image files for the Commodore 64, thousands of early IBM programs a small handful of Lisa image files, and Vic-20 images  These file have been made available to All Things DOS site members. All Things DOS has not tested these files. We hope to start playing with them in the near future. Enjoy our growing collection.

Commodore 64 Programs

All Things DOS is in the process of adding hundreds of Commodore 64 Programs to our large collection of Vintage Computer Programs View our C-64 Program page for the full listing of Commodore 64 program disk images. We have not yet tested any of these files one we have we will add information on how best to decompress them and copy them to a media usable for the commodore 64. These file are all available in the Public Domain All Things DOS  has only assembled them into a convenient collection. Please contact us if you would like to buy a DVD containing all these files. You may also contact us about buying copies of our other program or manual libraries on DVD.

More Apple II programs


Today All Things DOS added another than 100 disk images to our Apple II library. There are still 1,000+ images to go. If you haven’t already done so sign up and take a look at our growing library of early computer programs. Don’t Forget to check out the Commodore 64 library and the IBM collection.

Vintage Software Collection


Yesterday All Things DOS started to add TOSEC (The Old School Emulation Center) Apple II program collection. This collection of over 1,000 vintage Apple II Disk images is available free to our valued members. As always membership to All Things DOS is free. Ed is still working to complete this vast collection. Currently he has only completed program starting with the letters A-F. This is in addition to our vast collection of early DOS programs. We will update our site as this project progresses. This morning Ed added a collection of over 200 vintage Commodore 64 disk images to our site.

Currently All Things DOS has not attempted to use either set of programs to build disks for our systems. We just haven’t reached the point where our collection is ready. Once we do so, complete instructions for using these images will be added to the program page. For now I am sorry to say you are on your own. Please share with us you experiences including what works and what doesn’t so that we may share the good and the bad with our members.

It is the goal of All Things DOS to provide a collection of pictures, software, manuals, tips, and tricks to as many vintage computer systems as possible. Currently All Things DOS is a project ran by Ed and Tom.  There are just the two of use. Both of us are disabled living on a limited income. We can’t afford to buy all the vintage computers we want, nor do we have the time to do everything we want with this site. We ask all our friends to please share pictures, information excreta about their vintage systems and experience. Anyone interested in becoming part of the All Things DOS team please contact us for more information.

Don’t let are name fool you we are not JUST about DOS based computers we are about all forms of vintage computing micros, minis, and main frames, we love them all.


20130518-194648.jpgtoday All Things DOS accepted the donation of a collection of vintage computer systems. Including two old TRS computers several Mac computers, a compaq portable II and more amount these are several printers.

Ed brought the compaq portable in to his office to test it, but needs to download the diagnostic disk so he cannon figure the system bios. Expect more on this soon.

There is also a Macintosh M0001, the worlds first Mac. Ed has been looking for one of these for awhile so excited to get into it. However at this time they do not have the mouse for it, Ed is hopping he can get this vintage system up and running soon. If anyone has a PDF of the hardware manual, the can send Ed at that would be great. He also needs the tool to open the M0001 case.

Stay tuned for a complete inventory, pictures, write ups and more to come as Ed and Tom dig into their newest finds.

All Things DOS continues to look for vintage equipment to restore and add to our growing collection. Feel free to contact our webmaster at or call him at (702) 517-3885 we are looking for original equipment, software and manuals. Also needed is a digital camera for Ed to use when working on the vintage systems. As well as a FireWire adapter for a PC to allow them to digitizer movies for posting on the site.

IBM DOS Game Library

In an effort to make All Things DOS more valuable to our valued membership. WE have been working hard to make our extensive program library, image gallery, and magazine articles available to our members. Today All Things DOS has made over 100 vintage DOS Games available to or members at Please check out our addition and share it with your friends.

The program library is available free to our members. You must be a member and logged into our site to access these files.  Membership is free.

Images wanted

AllThings DOS is putting a call out for original picture of vintage computers and equipment. Please send us pictures of your vintage computers inside and out.

Vintage Computer Images

IMG_0013All Things DOS has added hundreds of vintage computer images to our site. Check out our Image Gallery for free access to these images.

Stay tuned as we update our program library and collection of vintage manuals access of which will be limited to members logged in to our site. Membership is free.

The best laid plans of mice and men

Data General 3/12 computer

Data General 3/12 computer

Yes our name is All Things DOS. Originally the site was going to concentrate on the Original IBM Personal Computer the IBM-5150 PC. However being geeks things don’t always go as planned. And by the way DOS did not start with the IBM PC it was around long before then DOS stands for Disk Operating System, the first DOS Ed worked on was RTDOS (Real Time Disk Operating System on the Data General Nova 3/12 mini computer. Which by the way was taller than Ed so much for the name Mini.

Apple IIe

Apple IIe

Here at All Things DOS the decision was made to include all early computers anything over about 35 years old. For the record the Apple IIe computer did offer a DOS program though in the early days Ed never used it His experience with the Apple IIe dealt with writing Basic programs something he has long since forgotten.

Changes to our Site and more services

Due to a fault WordPress update. All Things DOS Suffered a major data loss earlier this year we are working to restore the lost files and images as fast as we can. Please check out our new layout and let us know what you think. All Things DOS is now offering repair and restoration services as well as Web Design through our parent organization Lost eBits Publishing visit our Sales, Service, and Training page for more information,

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