Undocumented DOS Through C

Yashavant Kanetkar

SKU: 9788170295198

Rs. 195


ISBN: 9788170295198
Authors: Yashavant Kanetkar
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: January 1995
Pages: 304
Dimension: 21.5 X 15 X 1.5 cm
Book Type: Paperback

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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.


Chapter 0 : Advanced Concepts In C

Chapter 1 : Where Eagles Dare!

Chapter 2 : The DOS List Of Lists

Chapter 3 : MS-DOS Resource Management

Chapter 4 : Terminate and Stay Resident Programs

Chapter 5 : Using Undocumented DOS

Yashavant Kanetkar 

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