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Re: Better console for Win95
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- Subject: Re: Better console for Win95
- From: "Suhaib M. Siddiqi" <Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com>
- Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 16:39:19 -0500
- Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <67AAEB9F4346D1118C9D00805FF4EAEE8A415E@S_2_KISTA> <email@example.com> <3703E0C9.FE470C78@ece.gatech.edu>
> Mikey wrote:
> > Win95cmd.exe in the PSDK iTOOLS.exe
> > is cmd.exe built for use under 9x.
> > I haven't played around with it much,
> > because I much prefer bash.-)
> > however it should give you most of
> > the features of cmd.exe under 95.
This will not work. Your explaination below is 100% correct.
I had been searching, for a while, for a cmd.exe type for Win98. The one which comes with
Win95 and 98 is a useless piece of crap from microsoft.
> Hmmm...I downloaded this and gave it a whirl -- it seems that it implements
> many of the *shell* features of the NT cmd.exe (exended options for
> FOR loops, etc, etc) but it does not create its own window with a scrollbar.
> It appears within the standard Win95 window (the one with the useless
> menubar, and no scrollbars). It seems that Win95- command.com and WinNT-
> cmd.exe are much like traditional unix shells. They need a window provided
> by a different program in which to operate -- just like you run bash in an
> xterm or rxvt window. So, does anybody have a clue as to what program
> provides the terminal window for cmd.exe / command.com under Win95?
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