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I have to admit, I don't know how Windows preemptive multitasking works, and in practice it does occasially seem to behave very oddly indeed. However, you can prove it's still multitasking - if you set off a IO heavy task, once you finally manage to switch to a spare DOS box, you can type away on it perfectly happily, and latency is very low. Try doing that on RISC OS, and you might get into your task window quicker, but the characters appearing on screen will be far from fluid and usable.

 is a RISC OS Userninja on 24/05/05 2:44PM
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