FAST! Requires Version 5.0 for Use with MS-DOS 6.0 (99103)
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
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q99103
This information applies to both Microsoft DoubleSpace and Microsoft
DriveSpace. For MS-DOS 6.22, use DRVSPACE in place of DBLSPACE for commands
According to Future Computer Systems, versions of FAST! earlier than
5.0 may cause problems when run with MS-DOS 6.0 or 6.2. If you are
running such a configuration, contact Future Computer Systems for
information on upgrading your version of FAST!.
NOTE: FAST! version 3.0 is the minimum version required to operate
properly with MS-DOS 5.
FAST! is a disk-caching program. The following three versions of the
cache are available:
FASTX.EXE (uses extended memory)
FASTE.EXE (uses expanded memory)
FASTC.EXE (uses conventional memory)
Versions of FAST! earlier than 3.0x do not access extended memory when
used with MS-DOS 5.0 and may cause file corruption or data loss when
used with DoubleSpace, which ships with MS-DOS 6 and 6.2.
For more information, contact Future Computer Systems Technical
FAST! is manufactured by Future Computer Systems, Incorporated, a
vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or
otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.
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