Contents of the VIDMODE.DOC file
Monitor Type Detection Utility Copyright (c) 1990, Edward M Grabowski
SYNTAX: VidMode [ ? ]
This program returns the DOS errorlevel corresponding to the monitor type
detected for your current graphics adapter card.
ErrorLevel Monitor Type
0 Cannot detect monitor type
4 EGA 64
5 EGA Monochrome
6 IBM 8514
7 Hercules Monochrome
8 AT&T 400
10 PC 3270
Output can be redirected to any standard DOS device, including PRN and NUL.
This program was created to solve a problem with multiple monitors on a LAN
and Microsoft Word 5.0. It was used in a batch file to test for the monitor
type so that the appropriate SCREEN.VID file would be loaded for the current
I hope you find it useful.