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Notice: While installing Tao ExDOS on Windows 7, 8 or 10, you might see a message stating the file came from an unknown source. This is due to security changes in the operating systems starting from January 1st, 2016. The issue is being taken care of on our end and should be fixed within the next few days. The files can be installed safely and are digitally signed as they always are.


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This section of our Support Center includes articles and documents that will assist you in installing, setting up and using our software. For less technical questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions section.

If you cannot find the information you need in our Knowledge Base or Frequently Asked Questions, please contact our Support Team at Support@TaoSDC.com or via our Contact webpage.

Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

Please note that some articles are for specific Tao ExDOS versions, as noted in the article description.


Installation and Basic Setup


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.
Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10001: Tao ExDOS Trial Download and Installation Instructions
Versions: Ultimate, Standard, Print
Trial Version Only!


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.
Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10002: Tao ExDOS Release Download and Installation Instructions
Versions: Ultimate, Standard, Print
Release Version Only! This article is meant for use after purchasing the product.


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10003: Tao ExDOS First Steps - Setting up a shortcut for a DOS application
Versions: Ultimate, Standard, Print


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.
Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10004: Tao ExDOS on Windows 7 64-bit with Virtual PC Windows XP Mode
Versions: Ultimate, Standard, Print
For Windows 7 64-bit versions.


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10005: Printer selection and print profiles
Versions: Ultimate, Print


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10006: What to do if your DOS software is not working?
Versions: Ultimate, Standard


General Articles


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

Frequently Asked Questions


Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

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Tao ExDOS - Run DOS programs on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows Terminal Server. Print to any printer on any connection (LPT, USB, LAN, Cloud printers), including All-in-One printers, Microsoft Word DOC files, PDF files, Fax, HTML and TXT.