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from CMOS RAM and before running AUTOEXEC.BAT. It can be modified by the user.

Some example commands which CONFIG.SYS might contain are:

	DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS /testmem:off

Load the extended memory manager.

	DEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE RAM

Load the expanded memory manager.

	BUFFERS=10,0

Specify memory for disk buffers.

	FILES=70

Set the number of files that can be open at once.

	DOS=UMB

DOS is located in UppeMemoryBlock.

	LASTDRIVE=Z

Disk drives are A: to Z:.

	FCBS=16,0

Set the number of file control blocks.

	DEVICEHIGH /L:1,12048 =C:\DOS\SETVER.EXE

Report the DOS version to older programs.

	DOS=HIGH

DOS should maintain a link to UMB.

	COUNTRY=358,437 C:\DOS\COUNTRY.SYS

Set the country code for some programs.

	STACKS=9,256

Set dynamic stacks for hardware control.

	SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM C:\DOS\ /E:1024 /p

Set the location of the command interpreter.

Last updated: 1995-03-16

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