Video: Microsoft MS-DOS 5 Promotional Rap Video. Yes, Rap.

A improbably arrhythmic bow-tied professor raps to two preppy saps about the miraculous new features in Microsoft MS-DOS 5 update—it frees up 48k!*—punctuated by a chorus of three backup soul singers reminding us that “No PC should be without it!” An amazing five whole minutes long, as Professor Rap has a lot of ground to cover, including how much money you’ll make selling MS-DOS 5, which is as easy as selling fries with a burger.

Do me a favor and blast this loud and proud in your office today, especially if you’re still running some version of MS-DOS. (Thanks, John!)

* QEMM 4 LYFE, bitches.

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8 Responses to Video: Microsoft MS-DOS 5 Promotional Rap Video. Yes, Rap.

  1. jbang says:

    “Upgrade to Microsoft Microsoft-DOS”

    What’s with the “Microsoft MS-DOS” references.

    Personally, i’m much more Wow-ed by this than any Vista campagin (or Vista itself). It’s, uh, nice to see MS have never really had any marketing finess.

    I’ll refrain from talking about their products’ inherent lack of finess. We, actually, no refrain at all there.

    386 rap was way cooler, too.

  2. Teresa Nielsen Hayden/Moderator says:

    Are those Microsoft employees?

  3. Anonymous says:

    this makes me want to don parachute pants and play MC Hammer

  4. Anonymous says:

    This makes me want to gnaw my own head off.

  5. 13enster says:

    Gimme 5!

  6. karsh says:

    “Lookin’ good…like it should…” Who knew there was five minutes of DOS worth rapping about?

  7. Anonymous says:

    Oh Gui! I can has cash machine!

  8. Calumn says:

    Isn’t that John C. McGinley, better known as Dr. Cox in ‘Scrubs’?

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