I, too, don’t like messing with multiple boots in DOS. If you have deleted many files or if you want to install a new big programm it can be usefull the run this program after deletion; before installation , as it brings some order to your hard disk. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Paint Shop Pro 3. Windows has many ways of manipulating the system core.

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Now it is time to look at the third part in the boot process the autoexec. Paint Shop Pro 3. This option will show a nice menu at startup and you can choose between various configurations.

Directly after an XMS driver is loaded in config. At first you have to know that this file is a normal batch file.

Configuring your MS-DOS properly

Only these chips can address more than 1 megabyte of RAM. Daily use of defrag is surely overkill. Typically these programs run several analysis reboots to gather information about the drivers and memory layout.

I wrote about this also here http: All programs listed here are drivers and tsr programs currently loaded. By now no program has been loaded cos card initialized etc. But if you have some hard disks, cd-rom, and perhaps other removable media drives installed sms can lead to a problem. That means that files written to the hard disk will not be eos immidiately, but rather when either the cache is full or when smartdrive thinks it would be a good time to do so.


So, you need to find something that will work. This article is based on material taken from the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing prior to 1 November and incorporated under the “relicensing” terms of the GFDLversion 1. The problem with QEMM 8.

Before Win95 this file was mxs to boot up the machine together with IO. Its size is 32K. But there are other games that need EMS to be available not XMS, and you need an upper memory manager of some sort if you want enough conventional memory for other games.

Coders know that text mode starts at B The line with the Country code is normally created by the setup program and prepares your keyboard for nation specific standards. The XMM functions are accessible through interrupt 2Fh. I normally check my config.

So at first you should xma your renamed win.

Windows95 behaves just as Windows 3. I would suggest everybody to install 4DOS. Delete some programs xmss buy a new hard disk.


To differentiate between the possibly different amount of memory that might be available to applications, depending on which version of the specification they were developed to, the latter may be referred to as super extended memory or SXMS. If you windows runs fine you should start scandisk from time to time ros check for errors.

I think the best would now be to explain those terms now. If you do not want 4dos, ignore this line now.

DM&P DOS XMS Library Reference

So delete them Keep your Hard Disk tidy! Be sure to create a subdirectory for temp, as the root directory of a drive can only hold entries! But my gravis is only initialized at boot up, together with my mouse and my cdrom. If you have installed it once and used it for about 3 hours I bet you never want to use old command. The same applies for the initializition of my sound blaster card.