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Append MS-DOS Command

Type: External (3.3 and later) Syntax: APPEND APPEND ; APPEND [d:]path[;][d:]path[…] APPEND [/X:on|off][/path:on|off][/E] Purpose: Sets the path to be searched for data files or displays the current search path. Discussion The APPEND command is new to DOS with Versions 3.3 and later. It gives you a way to set the …

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How to Wire a Network

Twisted Pair Cabling Twisted-pair (also known as 10BaseT) is ideal for small, medium, or large networks that need flexibility and the capacity to expand as the number of network users grows. 10BaseT cabling looks very similar to that of common telephone cable, although instead of four (4) wires, there are …

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BIOS Startup Screen

BIOS Startup Screen If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! When the system BIOS starts up, you may see its familiar screen display, normally after the video adapter displays its information. On some machines from the major manufacturers, this …

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Windows 2000 Updates

Windows 2000® Updates The following is a compilation of updates, add-ons and tools provided by Microsoft to enhance the features and usability of the Windows 2000® Operating System. The links that are noted below in blue in the main body of this page will take you directly to the Microsoft …

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Restoring Preview Mode or Thumbnail View to Windows Explorer

Restore Preview Mode (Thumbnail) to Windows Explorer This solution is aimed specifically at restoring your ability to view *.jpg files: Note: You must have your desktop enabled to “View as a Web Page“. This will register the required DLL file(s) Select Start, Run. For those with IE 4, type: regsvr32.exe …

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AutoIt By Jonathan Bennett

AutoIt AutoIt is a simple tool that can simulate key presses, mouse movements and window commands (maximize, minimize, wait for, etc.) in order to automate any windows based task (or even windowed DOS tasks). AutoIt was primarily designed to assist in automatically installing software that cannot be automatically installed by …

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Operating Systems and File Systems BeOS

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! BeOS Besides what Microsoft and a number of other software developers were doing,1996 saw the emergence of yet another new operating system, called simply “Be“. The …

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mode MS-DOS Command

Type: External (1.1 and later) Syntax: MODE n MODE LPT#[:][n][,][m][,][P] MODE [n],m[,T] MODE (displaytype,linetotal) MODE COMn[:]baud[,][parity][,][databits][,][stopbits][,][retry] MODE LPTn[:]=COMn MODE CON[RATE=(number)][DELAY=(number)] MODE (device) CODEPAGE PREPARE=(codepage) [d:][path]filename MODE (device) CODEPAGE PREPARE=(codepage list) [d:][path]filename MODE (device) CODEPAGE SELECT=(codepage) MODE (device) CODEPAGE [/STATUS] MODE (device) CODEPAGE REFRESH Purpose: MODE sets the mode of operation …

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Windows 95 Updates

Windows Security Update, March 17, 2000 Adds the latest security patches to Windows 95 Update for Web Connections using SGC Some computers may be unable to connect to Web servers using SGC for strong encryption when a secure connection is required. Installing this update will eliminate these connection failures. Windows …

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recover MS-DOS Command

Type: External (2.0 to 5.0) Syntax: RECOVER [d:][path]filename RECOVER d: Purpose: Resolves sector problems on a file or a disk. (Beginning with DOS Version 6, this program is no longer available; in DOS Version 6 and later, use the ScanDisk utility.) Discussion If a disk develops problems, you can use …

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