ARCHIVED: DOS configuration commands for CONFIG.SYS files
You can use the following commands as entries in a
CONFIG.SYS file for DOS version 5.0. For DOS 6.0 and
higher, to see help on all DOS commands and on
commands, enter at the DOS prompt:
Note: When changing the contents of your
CONFIG.SYS file, be sure to use a text editor or a word
processor in text mode.
- Specifies the status of checking for
- Sets the amount of memory DOS uses for storing information transferred to and from a disk.
- Specifies which country language convention to use.
- Loads a device driver into memory.
- Loads a device driver into upper memory.
- Specifies the area of memory where DOS will reside, and whether to use upper memory.
- Sets the characteristics of a disk drive.
- Sets the number of file control blocks that DOS can open concurrently.
- Specifies the number of files DOS may have open at the same time.
- Runs a resident (TSR) program while DOS reads
- Sets the letter of valid drives.
- Marks a piece of descriptive text (comment).
- Changes the operation of the
- Sets the amount of memory DOS reserves for processing hardware interrupts.
- Specifies the use of conventional keyboard format despite presence of an enhanced keyboard.
Last modified on March 31, 2010.