How Setup Determines Where to Place SETVER.EXE in CONFIG.SYS (100941)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

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.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/21/1999
Keywords: KB100941