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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby clueless1 » 2019-5-03 @ 09:53

Some of my favorite DOS utilities are SETMUL, SPEEDSYS, UNIVBE, and S3VBE20
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby oeuvre » 2019-5-03 @ 13:09

don't forget ACIDWARP.EXE
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby Dominus » 2019-5-03 @ 13:13

WfW 3.11
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby retardware » 2019-5-03 @ 13:46

elianda wrote:COPYWRITE / LOCKSMITH

Don't forget VGACOPY... it worked when the programs above failed to copy the copy protection...

Dominus wrote:WfW 3.11

Doesn't run on 8088.
TopView was amazing at its time, needed no more than 8088/640k.
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby Dominus » 2019-5-03 @ 14:11

Who cares about 8088?
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby Cobra42898 » 2019-5-03 @ 14:22

Disk manager.
Searching for Epson Actiontower 3000 486 PC.
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby retropol » 2019-5-06 @ 05:28

any well equipped hw info tool? dealing well with different configs and having details of hw? do you have any propositions?
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby Kcil » 2019-5-06 @ 07:31

Direct Access 5.1
Norton Utilities
Lotus 1-2-3
Print Shop Deluxe / Instant Artist, and the kinds
SEA for image viewer
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby appiah4 » 2019-5-06 @ 07:41

retropol wrote:any well equipped hw info tool? dealing well with different configs and having details of hw? do you have any propositions?


Norton SysInfo was best I ever had..
1989:A500|+512K|ACA500+|C1084S
1992:HIPPO-VL+|U5SX-33|8M|GD5428|CT2290|S2
1995:P5I430VX|P133|32M|S3T64+/MX2|V1|CT3980/32M
1998:S1573S|K6-2/400|64M|V2/SLI|CT4500/32M
2001:GA-6OXT|P3-1200|384M|GF3Ti200|MX300
2004:K8VD|3700+|2G|X1950PRO|SB0350
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby retropol » 2019-5-06 @ 17:56

thanks appiah4,

Kcil - lotus package - that was something ;)
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby oeuvre » 2019-5-07 @ 13:32

NSSI is also nice for hardware info
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Re: top20 DOS utils/tools

Postby retropol » 2019-5-12 @ 08:32

thanks... good to know - navratils is still supported/enhanced? if yes, I am impressed....
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