>> The question is:
> Windows 2000 seems to be an OS that overtakes the networking environment
> (at least here at UofT). I found Win 2000 MS-DOS windows far more
> capricious that those of Win 98.
> Is this true or am I doing something wrong?
>> Thank you very much in advance.
1) There are two DOS shells in Win2K, afaik.
2) Have you considered switching to Linux or other UNIX ?