The MS-DOS encyclopedia

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Microsoft Press, 1988 - Computers - 1570 pages
A comprehensive and updated reference contains detailed information on MS-DOS versions 1.0 through 3.2, covering the development of MS-DOS, programming tools and techniques, and commands

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Contents

Programming in the MSDOS Environment
47
Structure of MSDOS Article 1 An Introduction to MSDOS
51
The Components of MSDOS
61
MSDOS Storage Devices
85
Programming for MSDOS
105
Article 4
107
Article 6
123
Article 8
125
Object Modules
643
The Microsoft Object Linker
701
User Commands
723
Introduction
963
EXE2BIN
974
LIB
980
LINK
987
MAKE
999

Character Device Input and Output
149
InterruptDriven Communications
167
File and Record Management
247
Disk Directories and Volume Labels
279
Memory Management
297
The MSDOS EXEC Function
321
Customizing MSDOS Article 11 TerminateandStayResident Utilities
347
Exception Handlers
385
Hardware Interrupt Handlers
409
Writing MSDOS Filters
429
Installable Device Drivers
447
Directions of MSDOS
487
Writing Applications for Upward Compatibility
489
Windows
499
Programming Tools
539
Debugging in the MSDOS Environment
541
MASM
1007
SYMDEB
1054
CodeView
1157
Introduction
1177
MSDOS Version 3 3
1433
Critical Error Codes
1459
ASCII and IBM Extended ASCII Character Sets
1465
ANSI SYS Key and Extended Key Codes
1471
Program Segment Prefix PSP Structure
1477
Common MSDOS Filename Extensions
1485
Intel Hexadecimal Object File Format
1499
80868088 Software Compatibility Issues
1507
IBM PC BIOS Calls
1513
Subject
1533
Commands and System Calls
1565
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