The Least You Need to Know about DOS 6.0

The Least You Need to Know about DOS 6.0

by Doug Lowe, Patrick Bultema
     
 
It seems like every time you get to working on your PC, some "little" problem brings you to a screeching halt. And often, you can't get going again until someone helps you out.

But you need only a minimum set of DOS skills to troubleshoot (or avoid) most PC problems. So this book quickly teaches you those essential skills: how to start your application programs from

Overview

It seems like every time you get to working on your PC, some "little" problem brings you to a screeching halt. And often, you can't get going again until someone helps you out.

But you need only a minimum set of DOS skills to troubleshoot (or avoid) most PC problems. So this book quickly teaches you those essential skills: how to start your application programs from DOS or a shell, no matter who was using the PC last or what application was being run...how to manage your directories and files, so you can always find what you're looking for...how to refer to DOS directories and files from your application programs...how to transfer data from one PC to another using diskettes...how to back up your hard disk data using the DOS commands or the DOS 6.0 backup utility...how to change the AUTOEXEC.BAT file, in case you don't like the way your system starts up...how to create and use batch files to start your application programs...how to use the DOS shell...and nothing more!

So if you're tired of asking for help from the PC support group, the help line, your colleagues, your friends, or your spouse, this book is for You.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Designed for users who are tired of being smirked at, and would rather solve some of their own computer problems and get on with the job. Includes such tasks as starting a program from DOS or shell, transferring data to another computer, and backing up the hard disk. The second edition covers all versions from 2.0 to 6.0. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911625769
Publisher:
Murach, Mike & Associates, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.28(d)

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