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MODE (Display Device Status)


Description | Syntax | Parameters | Switches | Related | Notes | Examples | Errorlevels | Availability

Displays the status of one or all of the devices installed on your system.


Syntax

MODE /?

MODE [device] [/STA[TUS]]

To display the status of all devices installed on your system:

MODE


Parameters
device (v4.0 Win95 NT3.5)
Specifies the name of the device for which you want to display the status.

Switches
/? (NTXP)
Displays help.
/STA[TUS] (v4.0 Win95 NT3.5)
Requests the status of any redirected parallel printers. The MODE command, when used without this switch, displays the status of all installed devices except redirected parallel printers. You can abbreviate the /STATUS switch as /STA.

Related

MODE - Configure Printer.
MODE - Configure Serial Port.
MODE - Redirect Printing.
MODE - Set Device Code Pages.
MODE - Set Display Mode.
MODE - Set Typematic Rate.


Notes

none.


Examples

To display the status of the monitor and keyboard, type:

    MODE con /STATUS

Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External Resident
DOS
v4.0 v4.01 v4.01A v5.0 v5.0A v5.00.02 v5.001A v5.01 v5.02 v6.0 v6.10 v6.2 v6.21 v6.22 v6.23 v7.00 v7.0R1 v7.10 v8.00
Windows
Win95 Win98 WinME
Windows NT
NT3.5 NT4 NT2000 NTXP NT2003