Inside MS-DOS 6.22: With Disk

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  • Includes a discussion of MS-DOS 6.22 Step-Up upgrade and a complete DOS command reference
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Overview

This is the perfect tutorial for advanced-level users who want to optimize their DOS system to make their computers run faster, more efficiently, and with fewer problems.
  • Provides extensive coverage of DriveSpace, Microsoft's new disk compression utility
  • Includes a discussion of MS-DOS 6.22 Step-Up upgrade and a complete DOS command reference
  • Disk contains a pop-up directory finder, smart disk-copy program, an updated virus detection program and associated database, as well as utilities

A comprehensive, up-to-date book that addresses the needs of the intermediate-to-advanced DOS user who is upgrading to DOS 6.22, as well as those using DOS 6.0 or DOS 6.2. The book includes coverage of DriveSpace, Microsoft's new disk compression utilities, a complete DOS command reference, and up-to-date virus information and disk utilities to protect the user from hard disk casualties.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781562054144
  • Publisher: New Riders
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1576
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 2.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Pt. 1 Introduction to DOS 6.2 21
1 MS-DOS 6.2: Almost a Perfect 10 23
2 An Inside Look: How DOS Works 71
Pt. 2 Setup and Installation 121
3 Installing DOS 6.2 123
4 Taking a Tour of Your Hard Drive 177
5 Preparing and Setting Up Your Hard Drive 221
Pt. 3 Optimizing Your Disk with DOS 6.2 279
6 Creating and Using Directories 281
7 Managing Disks and Files 321
8 Tuning Your Disk with DOS 6.2 Tools 389
Pt. 4 Optimizing Your Memory 441
9 Understanding PC Memory Types 443
10 Using the DOS 6.2 Memory Manager 491
11 Memory Organization and Upgrade Strategies 563
12 Memory Manager Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting 601
13 Running Third-Party Memory Managers 667
Pt. 5 Making It Better 721
14 Using DOS Utilities 723
15 Writing Batch Files 797
16 Using DOS 6.2 MultiConfig 867
Pt. 6 Protecting Your Data 903
17 A Second Look at Hard Drives 905
18 Backing Up Your Data 971
19 Protecting and Recovering Data 1021
20 Battling Viruses with DOS 6.22 1071
21 Securing Your PC 1173
Pt. 7 Making Connections under DOS 6.2 1215
22 Interlink and Other Connectivity Solutions 1217
23 Using DOS 6.2 with Local Area Networks 1259
Pt. 8 Command Reference 1289
Pt. 9 Appendix 1501
About the Inside MS-DOS 6.22 Disk 1503
Index 1527
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