We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

DOS Batch Turnkey system for Win95

schmir1
schmir1 asked
on
480 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I need to recreate the turnkey DOS Batch script that I had in my laptop's autoexec.bat.  It would start my DOS program (CALMAP.EXE) as my Windows 95 PC was booting up.  I believe it would circumnavigate the normal boot process and start my DOS program quickly before windows was fully running.  Then to run Windows 95, I would just exit CALMAP.  I believe the script also sent keys to CALMAP to get it to the correct screen.  FYI: This program (CALMAP) and the old laptop are used to tune my car so I want it to come up just by turning the laptop on.  I had it working fine then my laptop was stolen.  Now I can't remember how to write the script for my replacement laptop.
Comment
Watch Question
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE