MSCDEX provides access to CD-ROM drives. MSCDEX can be loaded
from your AUTOEXEC.BAT
file or from the command prompt. (The device driver that came
with your CD-ROM drive must be loaded from your CONFIG.SYS file.
For more information, see NOTES)
The MSCDEX command should not be used after Windows has started.
MSCDEX /D:driver [/D:driver2... ] [/E] [/K] [/S] [/V] [/L:letter]
/D:driver1 [D:driver2... ]
Specifies the driver signature of the first CD-ROM device driver.
The driver1 parameter must match the parameter specified by
the /D switch on the CONFIG.SYS command that starts the corresponding
CD-ROM device driver.
The MSCDEX command must include at least one /D switch. To install
additional CD-ROM device drivers, specify an additional /D switch
for each device driver.
Specifies that the CD-ROM driver be allowed to use expanded
memory, if available, to store sector buffers.
Specifies that MS-DOS should recognize CD ROM volumes encoded
in Kanji. By default, MS-DOS does not recognize Kanji CD ROM
Enables sharing of CD ROM drives on MS-NET or Windows for Workgroups
Directs MSCDEX to display memory statistics when it starts.
Specifies the drive letter to assign the first CD ROM drive.
If you have more than one CD ROM drive, MS-DOS assigns additional
CD ROM drives subsequent available drive letters.
Specifies the number of sector buffers.
For the complete help file, goto the utilities
page and download the OLD DOS UTILITIES.