Microsoft DOS dosshell command
Dosshell is an application that allows a user to use a partial GUI, so new DOS users can utilize the computer more efficiently.
Additional information about shells can be found on our shell dictionary definition page.
The dosshell command is an external command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems.
DOSSHELL [/T[:res[n]]] [/B]
DOSSHELL [/G[:res[n]]] [/B]
|/T||Starts MS-DOS Shell in text mode.|
|:res[n]||A letter (L, M, H) and number indicating screen resolution.|
|/B||Starts MS-DOS Shell using black-and-white color scheme.|
|/G||Starts MS-DOS Shell in graphics mode.|
This would load the new dosshell window on top of the previous DOS session; to exit out of the dos session you're in, type exit.