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Re: List of known Thin Clients/Laptops/Chipsets with SoundBlaster support for MS-DOS games !

Please feel free to comment, or ask for modifications of this document, that i hope will be useful for people like me who were wondering what cheap computer to buy to play MS-DOS games natively with sound ;) I've got an HP t5530 and can give you details missing from HP's spec sheet to fill out an …

Re: Dos 6 conventional memory tricks

1. Is there a reason why you are calling menu.bat from autoexec.bat rather than creating the menus in autoexec.bat and config.sys? So that if you press X to exit the menu to the prompt, you can type menu to get back into it without restarting your computer or re-running your autoexec.bat stuff. 2. …

Re: Dos 6 conventional memory tricks

Thanks, could you please clarify how to do this? Do you mean that I should edit my PIF file from Windows 98? I meant customizing/creating autoexec.bat and config.sys like you did, then creating a file like this with a name like menu.bat , then starting it from autoexec.bat : @echo off :TOP cls echo …

Re: Dos 6 conventional memory tricks

I assume that COMMAND.COM is being loaded twice? While it's not eating conventional memory, I'd still like to know why this is happening and if it could cause any problems (I'm trying to learn how this stuff works, not just how to use it). I'm booting into DOS using a PIF file created by making a …

Re: Dos 6 conventional memory tricks

Another thing you could try. If your COMMAND.COM is taking more than 816 bytes of conventional memory, setting 4DOS 8.00 (the "Free 4DOS" link at https://www.4dos.info/v4dos.htm#751 ) as the shell= can give you tab completion, command history, and a bunch of other nice stuff while also freeing up …

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