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drivparm MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (3.2 and later) Syntax: DRIVPARM= /D:(number) [/C] [/F:(form factor)] [/H:(number)] [/I] [/N] [/S:(number)] [/T:(tracks)] Purpose: Used in the CONFIG.SYS file to set parameters for a disk drive. Discussion Used for special configurations related to disk drives. For more information on the DRIVPARM command, refer to Chapter 6, Tips …

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Testing the Windows Millennium Edition Installation

(Preliminary – Continued) Celeron 300 with VIA Motherboard Chipset: We assembled this machine to fill in the gap between true older legacy computers and the new hardware releases we are seeing today. The motherboard was one of the first slot one motherboards with an early VIA chipset on board that …

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replace MS-DOS Command

Type: External (3.2 and later) Syntax: REPLACE [d:][path]filename [d:][path][/A][/P][/R][/S][/U][/W] Purpose: Replaces stored files with files of the same name from a different storage location. Discussion This command replaces files in the target path designation with files of the same name in the source location. You can use wildcard characters (? …

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What does TCP/IP or IPX Mean?

What does TCP/IP or IPX mean? What is TCP/IP? TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol, Internet Protocol, a set of networking protocols that allows two or more computers to communicate. TCP/IP was developed by the Department of Defense for the Defense Data Network, and has since been widely adopted as …

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What is Stacking of Network Hardware

Network Hardware Stacking Although Fast Ethernet runs ten times faster than standard Ethernet networks, the advance from 10Mbps to 100Mbps hasn’t come without a few technical problems and resultant sacrifices, the first of which is known as the Fast Ethernet two hub rule. The Two Hub Rule: You can’t join …

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Installing Windows 98

Installing Windows 98® Part 2 Running Windows 98 Setup To install Windows 98 on a computer with a new or reformatted hard disk, you will need start Setup from MS-DOS. Note: If your computer permits booting from a CD Rom drive, you can insert the Windows 98 CD Rom disk and …

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Windows 2000 Advanced Setup Options

Windows 2000 Professional Advanced Setup Options Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional can be set up without using any of the advanced Setup options, however the following should help you decide if you want to modify the way setup makes the installation. This In addition to other important considerations, the following will …

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Trogan and Worm Protection

Trojans and Worms, A New Threat to Your Computer Everyone knows where to purchase anti-virus programs, but what do you do about Trojans and Worms? What safeguards can be taken? Are there any preventative measures? The answer to these three questions is Yes, Yes and Yes. Diamond Computer Systems PTY. …

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Windows Configurator

Windows Configurator All too frequently we look for ways to manipulate and control Windows 95, 98 and ME without having to be either a Windows or programming guru. We want to do it, get it done and then move on to something else. Of course Microsoft has made Tweak UI …

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Drive File and Folder Listing Utility

MaxLister File Listing Utility by Max Bylesjö Have you ever had the need to create a listing of everything file on a hard drive, but running hundreds of “print Directories” just doesn’t make it? Well this little utility makes this task easy to say the least. Program Name: MaxLister Latest …

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