Meaning : Floppy disk operating system
Category : Computers
Sub Category : Storage media
What does FDOS mean or stand for ?
Before hard disks were used to store data and the operating system,its predecessor was the floppy disk.It had a storage space on only 1.44MB. Nowadays even a single image is more than 1.44MB. Floppy disk were also used to store the OS of the computer and this was the BASIC operating system that ran on DOS.This was a an extremely small text based system so it could be easily transported on the portable floppy disk.All computers had a floppy disk drive called as the FDD.