"If in doubt, boot it out." Many
problems we see from our customers clear up upon a system reboot.
BEFORE you try to get other support, simply try rebooting your system and
see if the problem still persists.
While Win9X is supposed to not need it we recommend a few basic
DEVICE=C:\windows\HIMEM.SYS /TESTMEM:ON /V
DEVICE=C:\windows\EMM386.EXE NOEMS10000 /v
SHELL=C:\COMMAND.COM C:\ /E:6000 /p
Then any drivers like:
DEVICEHIGH=C:\windows\COMMAND\ANSI.SYS /K /L /X
Above first memory mangers are loaded, so any programs or devices that
may need them can use these services.
Next tell system to put the DOS support into high memory.
Next allocate some disk buffers
Next declare enough file handles for programs to use
next declare enough stacks for programs to use
The shell statement adds /e:## that alocates that many bytes of memory for
Last we use ansi.sys for some prompt staements
C:\windows\COMMAND\MODE CON: RATE=32 DELAY=1
Above we explicitly set the path, want to correctly find programs we
noshift is a program that turns off the keyboard shift states, caps lock,
We set the typing keyboard repeat speed.
Load doskey, we use DOS often enough to warrant loading it here.
Set a prompt. Ofr a more interesting prompt