UniSys ClearPath OS/2200 Express?

Alan Perry aperry at snowmoose.com
Tue Jun 30 17:29:31 CDT 2020

Why would one get OS/2200 when they can get https://www.unisys.com/offerings/clearpath-forward/clearpath-forward-products/clearpath-mcp-software/clearpath-mcp-express ?

OK, I may be a little biased since my first job out of college was working at Burroughs on MCP.


> On Jun 30, 2020, at 11:41, Kevin Monceaux via cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Classic Computer Fans,
> Technically this isn't a classic OS, but I suspect its lineage goes back far
> enough to be of interest.  Has anyone tried out UniSys ClearPath OS/2200
> Express?
>    https://www.UniSys.com/offerings/clearpath-forward/clearpath-forward-products/clearpath-os-2200-software/clearpath-os-2200-express
> I normally don't run Windows at home, but have set up a Windows 7 VM to try
> it out.  It includes a few PDFs, including basic startup and shutdown
> procedures.  I haven't found any intro to OS/2200 type docs yet.  If anyone
> knows of any, please let me know.  It looks like it could be an interesting
> system, if I can ever learn my way around.
> -- 
> Kevin
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