MS-DOS: Compaq Plasma Display Requires MONO.INI File (74180)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0a
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0

This article was previously published under Q74180


The Compaq plasma display requires the MONO.INI file for MS-DOS Shell; typically the MS-DOS 5 and 6 Upgrades use the EGA.INI file instead.


Do the following to install the MONO.INI file:

    Insert the disk that has the file named EXPAND.EXE into a floppy disk drive (for example, drive A).
    Type the following (assuming that DOS is the directory containing the MS-DOS files):

    copy a:expand.exe c:\dos

    Move to the DOS directory by typing:

    cd dos

    Insert the Upgrade disk that has the file named MONO.IN_ into a floppy disk drive (for example, drive A).
    Type the following:

    expand a:\MONO.IN_ c:\dos\DOSSHELL.INI

    Then type:

    expand a:\MONO.GR_ c:\dos\DOSSHELL.GRB

The Compaq product included here is manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 10/16/2003
Keywords: KB74180