|Component of Windows|
|Introduced in||Windows 1.0|
|Last included in|
MS-DOS Executive is the shell and first app lunched upon boot form Windows 1.0 until its removal in Windows 3.0.
It was first used in Windows 1.x as a simple file manager and primitive shell. In Windows 3.x, it was replaced by File Manager and a new shell called Program Manager was introduced.
MS-DOS Executive was only available in x86 16-bit architecture.