And now, “The Case of the Vanishing DOS.” When we last left Creative Solutions—perhaps at the user conference in 2000—a significant number of attendees still used the MS-DOS operating system, which is something akin to still using quills for writing letters.

But at CSI’s recent conference at Disneyworld, Windows-based products were as widespread as people wishing guests to, “Have a magical day.” Something has changed. There were a handful of people attending one of the CSI discussion tables devoted to DOS to Windows migration (These discussions are a tradition. Users can sit at something like a score of tables with different topics. They can rotate to other tables at a set time.)

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