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Microsoft KB Archive/100941

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How Setup Determines Where to Place SETVER.EXE in CONFIG.SYS

Article ID: 100941

Article Last Modified on 11/21/1999


  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.21 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q100941


In most cases, MS-DOS Upgrade Setup places SETVER.EXE on the first line of the CONFIG.SYS file. However, if you are loading ASPI4DOS.SYS, Setup places the command for SETVER.EXE after the command for ASPI4DOS.SYS.


If you have a DEVICEHIGH command for SETVER.EXE in your CONFIG.SYS file before you run Setup, Setup removes that command and adds the following one to the top of the file:


If you are loading ASPI4DOS.SYS, the above line is added after the command for ASPI4DOS. In either case, SETVER is loaded into conventional memory.

To optimize your memory configuration after installing MS-DOS 6, run MemMaker.

Additional query words: 6.22 6.00 6.20

Keywords: KB100941