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WIN


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Starts the Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI).


Syntax

WIN [/D[[:]F][[:]M][[:]N][[:]S][[:]V][[:]X]]


Parameters

none


Switches
/D (v7.00)
Used for troubleshooting when Windows does not start correctly.
:F (v7.00)
Turns off 32-bit disk access. Equivalent to SYSTEM.INI file setting: 32BitDiskAccess=FALSE.
:M (v7.00)
Enables Safe mode. This is automatically enabled during Safe start (function key F5).
:N (v7.00)
Enables Safe mode with networking. This is automatically enabled during Safe start (function key F6).
:S (v7.00)
Specifies that Windows should not use ROM address space between F000:0000 and 1 MB for a break point. Equivalent to SYSTEM.INI file setting: SystemROMBreakPoint=FALSE.
:V (v7.00)
Specifies that the ROM routine will handle interrupts from the hard disk controller. Equivalent to SYSTEM.INI file setting: VirtualHDIRQ=FALSE.
:X (v7.00)
Excludes all of the adapter area from the range of memory that Windows scans to find unused space. Equivalent to SYSTEM.INI file setting: EMMExclude=A000-FFFF.

Related

Replaces WIN386 used in previous Windows versions


Notes

none.


Examples

none.


Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External
DOS
v7.00 v7.0R1 v7.10 v8.00
Windows
none
Windows NT
none