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Tune your PC with commands !

by jacques63 / December 17, 2011 6:09 PM PST

This is not a new discussion, but a hack.
It is been tested from DOS 3.3 up to Windows ME PC's.
For this you need an ASCII editor.
Save this on the root of C as "CONFIG.sys"
**********************************************************************
BREAK=ON
BUFFERS=90
CACHE A: C: D: ON /E /S:8192
COMMAND /E:32768 /P
DEVICE=ansi.sys
FILES=20
LASTDRIVE=Z
VERIFY=ON
************************* README *************************************
Windows register sees this configuration file as a couple of lost
registerkeys. ( Again, you need for the 'config.sys' creation an ascii editor.)
After rebooting the PC, all variables within the configuration file
will be placed in the right location within the Windows Register.
Just open the config.sys file and you'll see that the file is empty.
But your PC works now much better and with less bugs!
Save this file on the root of the harddisk (C:)with the name
"CONFIG.SYS" .
Please remove within the file all readme text.
The file begins with BREAK=ON .
And ends with VERIFY=ON .

I do not know if it works on higher machines, but my Windows ME PC runs fine.
So it is for your own risk.

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Since this is not a discussion
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 17, 2011 6:30 PM PST

I am locking it now.

I will let others decide whether to delete or not. My knowledge of DOS hacks is minimal.

I would not recommend this to anyone who doesn't know what this is about in the hope their system will be magically tuned.

And by the way, we do not accept "Hacks" in these forums. Wrong word. We also do not post unless there is a question or we are helping to resolve questions.

Mark

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Doubtful
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 18, 2011 3:03 AM PST
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/274646/en-us explains that config.sys in Windows ME only is used for real-mode DOS-programs, and moreover, that about half of these commands don't work at all.

In Windows XP and higher, it's totally irrelevant anyway.

And, of course, it's misplaced in the PC Hardware forum, because it isn't about hardware. I never trust any software tip from anybody who shows not even knowing the difference between hardware and software.

Kees
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Doubtful
by pgc3 / December 19, 2011 3:32 AM PST
In reply to: Doubtful

Doubtful irrelevant and totally ill advised.

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