Author: Jonathan Thorpe - firstname.lastname@example.org
Version: Millenium OS Alpha 3
Web Page: http://www.comedynet.inuk.com/mosweb/
Local Download: here
Review Date: 12/11/00
While the current version of Millenium OS is Alpha 4, I was unable to
obtain that version. If you have it please mail it to me!
- Graphics/Interface: 5
- Scripting Language: 3
- Ease of use: 9
- Power: 6
- Setup: 5
- Total: 5.6
Millenium OS lacks in some areas, and picks them up in others. It also
has a weird form of multitasking...
Millenium OS (MOS) comes with a decent amout of applications, but most
are standard DOS EXE files. Some examples are a search tool, a
calculator, a dos prompt, etc. Some of these applications can be
While MOS uses EXE files for applications, some
of them can be multitasked. If you minimize an application to the task
you can continue working in the GUI, and switch between other
applications. This is more like task switching than true multi-tasking.
Like Windows 3.1?
Probably the most astounding feature of MOS is it's ability to run
Windows 3.1 applications! This is accomplished by starting a
stripped down version of Microsoft Windows
3.1. While this is sort of cheap, I will admit, it is sort of neat!
MOS's downside is its windowing interface. It is very inconsistant.
Some can be moved, some can't. Some can be minimized, some can't. If
window could be moved and minimized, the GUI would be a lot more solid
would recieve a much higher rating! Also, maximizing and resizing would