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It's a little more like MS-DOS clones vs. the Apple II line. The Apple II had an early lead in the personal computer market, especially for businesses. The IBM PC eventually took over, but mostly thanks to third party PCs running licensed MS-DOS. Microsoft never built their own PC to run MS-DOS (or later, Windows) until just now.

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