PHIL OLIVER and NOEL
MS-DOS explained - BP341 -
One of over 70 books by Phil Oliver and Noel Kantaris,
published by Bernard Babani (publishing) Ltd. Suitable for beginners and
If you have a PC and want to get the most out of it in
terms of efficiency and productivity, then you must learn the intricacies of
its operating system. With the help of this book, you will learn to do just
that in the shortest and most effective way. The book covers all versions of
DOS from 6 to 7.
The book explains:
How the DOS operating system is structured so that you understand what
happens when you first switch on your computer.
How directories and subdirectories can be employed to structure your hard
disc for maximum efficiency.
How to manage disc files and how to use the MS-DOS Editor to fully configure
your system by writing your own CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files.
How to optimise your system by either increasing its conventional memory
manually or automatically with the use of the MemMaker, or in-creasing its
How to write batch files to automate the operation of your system, and how
to write and implement multiple configurations.
How to use the Microsoft Utilities, such as DoubleSpace, MsBackup, Undelete,
How to resurrect MS-DOS 7 which is buried under Windows 95.
updated - 31 March 2006