ISBN 9788170295198,Undocumented DOS through C

Undocumented DOS through C


BPB Publications



BPB Publications

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788170295198

ISBN-10 817029519X


Language (English)

  Description    Knowing about undocumented features of DOS allows programmers to dramatically speed up the  execution time of their programs.Undocumented DOS through C reveals the undocumented or difficult     to –find  features o critical MS- DOS data structures in MS.DOS explained in detail,followed by C   source code for putting this knowledge to use.     This book includes :      -  Detailed coverage of List .Job File Table,Arena Headers ,CDs and DPB . -Tracing and manipulating the DPB,Buffer and the Device chains. -Memory organisation o DOS including Upper Memory Blocks and DOS subsegments. -Writing TSRs using swappable Data Area. -Installing /Deinstalling TSRs -An independent chapter on putting Undocumented DOS to real life use.