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After you change an MS-DOS-based application, such as MS-DOS Prompt, to run in MS-DOS mode, you cannot find a way to exit and turn off MS-DOS mode (for example, ALT+ENTER does not work).
After you choose to run MS-DOS Prompt in MS-DOS mode, you cannot switch back to Windows until you exit MS-DOS Prompt. This behavior occurs because in MS-DOS mode, you are now running MS-DOS Prompt by closing all applications and effectively shutting down Windows.
Type "exit" (without the quotation marks) to quit MS-DOS Prompt and return to Windows. In Windows, you can change the properties of MS-DOS Prompt by performing the following steps: