Contents of the 4MAT.DOC file
Double Drive Formatter (4MAT)
The Double Drive Formatter is a high speed disk formatting
program that runs in both the A and B disk drive. This
program is highly recommended for formatting numerous
disks. The Double Drive Formatter has been proven to
format faster than even DOS own FORMAT command.
USAGE: 4MAT [disk drive]
[disk drive] is represented by either A: or B:
If you omit the parameter disk drive, 4MAT by default assumes
that you want to format new disks in both the A and B drive.
4MAT A: <- formats only in the A drive.
4MAT B: <- formats only in the B drive.
4MAT <- formats both A and B drive.
REQUIREMENTS: Works on IBM PC, XT and compatibles. Will not
work properly on some AT using high density disks.
You are encouraged to use and copy this software. If you desire,
pass it along to other users, or post it on bulletin board systems
for general distribution. There are no restrictions on copying
4MAT, however, please do not modify this program in any way.
Under no circumstances may 4MAT be sold or used for commercial
purposes without the expressed written consent of the author.
Furthermore, this software package is provided on an "as-is" basis
and does not warrant the performance or incidental effects of this
If you find this software utility useful, you are invited to
send a donation of $5.00 (or whatever you feel 4MAT is worth)
to the address below to encourage me to write additional programs
in the future. Upon receiving your contribution, you will
automatically be notified of any additional enhancements and
updates in the future. In addition to that, you will also
receive one 5.25" 2D-2S disk containing some of my favorite
utilities from the Loys Software Development archive. The
source code to this program is available upon request.
If you have any comments, thoughts, or suggestions, please
send them to the following address:
Loys Software Development
1276 Crystal St.
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Thank you for your support!