This step-by-step guidebook will prove indispensable to anyone wishing to install or expand their computer. Information provided will enable the reader to understand the differences between IBM PC AT and 286, 386, 486 based compatible computers manufactured by over 100 vendors. An in-depth study of DOS 3.3 and DOS Version 4 demonstrates how to use DOS commands and how to automate different operations through the construction of various practical batch files. It provides detailed coverage of the two most popular versions of interpreter BASIC and examines statements unique to Microsoft's QuickBASIC. Along with practical programs tailored to specific needs to avoid purchasing expensive application programs, it features programs that build a database and retrieve required information, programs that generate charts, and short program segments to illustrate how to sort data and perform other valuable functions.If your dealer assembled your system, you may still have to run a setup program if the dealer did not, because this program is required to ... Figure 2.3 illustrates the Setup menu for a PC AT compatible computer using Award Softwarea#39;s BIOS.
|Title||:||The Complete PC AT and Compatibles Reference Manual|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1991-10-28|