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April 2001 More New Motherboards from Intel Intel announced the release of two new motherboards, the Easton 2 and Fayetteville, and this month initial shipments began to arrive. Based on forecast commitments, it appears that volume shipments cannot be expected much before early May, however we will see product during …

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Using the Windows 2000 Application Compatibility Tool

Microsoft® Windows 2000 Knowledge Center The Windows 2000 Application Compatibility Tool If you have arrived here through a search engine, click here!  Troubleshooting your Windows 2000 Software Compatibility Problems When you upgrade to Windows 2000, your hardware’s compatibility with the Windows 2000 operating system isn’t your only concern. You also …

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What is 3DMark2000

What is 3DMark 2000? 3DMark2000 is one of the latest installments in the popular 3DMark series of benchmarking software from MadOnion. It combines DirectX7 support with completely new graphics, and enables benchmark results that easily discloses a 3D accelerator cards ability to deliver game content. As with all MadOnion benchmarks, …

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CHCP MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (3.3 and later) Syntax: CHCP CHCP (codepage) Purpose: Displays or changes the code page that DOS will use. Changes the code page used by DOS for device-related system operations such as displaying or printing special language characters. (The code page is a table that defines the character set …

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goto MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (2.0 and later) Syntax: GOTO (label) Purpose: Causes unconditional branch to the specified label. Discussion Sends the program to the command found in the line immediately after the label definition. A label is the first eight characters on a batch file line after a colon. The label can …

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fc MS-DOS Command

Type: External (3.3 and later) Syntax: FC [d:][path]filename [d:][path]filename [/A][/C][/L][/Lb n] [/N][/T][/W] [/(number)] or (for binary comparisons) FC [d:][path]filename [d:][path]filename [/B][/number] Purpose: Displays the differences between two files or sets of files. Discussion FC reports differences between the two files you specify. FC first displays the name of the first …

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doskey MS-DOS Command

Type: External (5.0 and later) Syntax: DOSKEY DOSKEY [reinstall][/bufsize=size][/macros][/history][/insert|/overstrike] [macroname=text][…] Purpose: Loads the Doskey program into memory. The Doskey program recalls DOS commands and allows you to edit command lines and create and run macros. (New with DOS Version 5.0.) Discussion The DOSKEY program is a memory resident program which …

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verify MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (2.0 and later) Syntax: VERIFY VERIFY on|off Purpose: Verifies that data written to disk was correctly recorded. Discussion The VERIFY command has the same purpose as the /V parameter in the COPY command; once set, you do not have to use the /V option while copying. After VERIFY …

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edit MS-DOS Command

Type: External (2.0 and later) Syntax: EDIT [d:][path]filename [/B][/G][/H][/NOHI] Purpose: Starts the MS-DOS editor which is a text editor used to create and edit ASCII text files. Discussion The MS-DOS Editor is full-screen text editor which includes pull-down menus with options for creating, editing, saving, and printing ASCII files. It …

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defrag MS-DOS Command

Type: External (6.0 and later) Syntax: DEFRAG [d:] [/F][/S[:]order] [/B][/skiphigh [/LCD|/BW|/GO] [/H] DEFRAG [d:] [/V][/B][/skiphigh] [/LCD]|/BW|/GO] [/H] Purpose: Optimizes disk performance by reorganizing the files on the disk (new with DOS Version 6). Discussion You should start DEFRAG only from MS-DOS. Starting DEFRAG from a program such as Microsoft Windows …

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