Files

Sets the number of files that the MS-DOS subsystem can access at one time. Use the systemroot\System32\Config.nt file, or the equivalent startup file specified in a program's program information file (PIF), to specify the files parameter.

Syntax

files=x

Parameters

x : Required. Specifies the number of files that the MS-DOS subsystem can access at one time. Valid values for x are in the range 8 through 255. The default value is 8.

/? : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

Although the default setting for the x parameter is 8, some programs require a larger value. A typical setting is 20.

Examples

To specify that the MS-DOS subsystem can access up to 20 files at one time, type the following line in your Config.nt file:

files=20

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