Old MS-DOS & WIN Software
ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 11:55:12 CST 2005
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 12/2/2005 at 10:10 PM Jim Leonard wrote:
>>Fred Cisin wrote:
>>>DEBUG (the most useful program to ever come from Microsoft) is STILL
>>>included in Windoze, even XP.
>>Yep, I get funny looks from others when I use debug to determine what
>>chipset is in unknown machines so I know what updated drivers to download.
>>(Seriously -- in XP, do start->run->cmd then type debug then type "d
>>enter then enter again.)
> Hmmm, I must have the DEC OMPILATION chipset, 'cause c800:0 has:
> OMPILATION OR DI
> SASSEMBLY PROHIB
> Who'da guessed that DEC (somewhere, somehow) is still making chips?
> Actually, it's an Intel 82815, but I got that from Settings->Control
> Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager->Display Adapters.
> I could have also found out by right-clicking the desktop and selecting
> Properties->Settings->Advanced->Adapter (that is, if I had the right
> display driver installed).
> Or I could have checked the registry...
Except, when I check using debug, the video card model isn't at c800:0.
It's at c000:0180.
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