Some MS-DOS applications are not recognized as MS-DOS programs, causing the application to start improperly an fail.
The Forcedos command, will start the application in the MS-DOS sub-system. The syntax is:
Forcedos \[/d StartFolder\] ProgramName \[parameters\] where:
/d StartFolder is required if the program is not in the current directory or in your PATH.
ProgramName is the name of the MS-DOS application.
parameters to pass to the application.