Category : Utilities for DOS and Windows Machines
Archive   : PCUTIL.ZIP
Filename : PCUTIL.DOC

Output of file : PCUTIL.DOC contained in archive : PCUTIL.ZIP

GENERAL FUNCTION: Collection of useful utilities in one program.

WHY IS IT NEEDED? Inadequacies of DOS.


FORMAT: PCTUIL [command] [options]


HOW TO USE IT: Commands and options are as follows:

Command Options Effect

BEep Series of tweets
NUm ON,OFf NumLock on or off
CAp ON,OFf CapsLock on or off
WAit n Wait n seconds
MOno Switch to monochrome monitor
COlor 40,80 Switch to color monitor, 40 or 80 column
DU x: Info about utilization of drive x:
MU Info about utilization of memory
DIal 1,2 Dial number xxx-yyyy on port 1 or 2
T,P using Touchtone or Pulse
number (separate parms by a space)
VErsion Tell version of program
HElp Give summary of commands
SDir x:z Sorted directory
/H /P /N Hidden files, Print, Name
/E /D /S /U Extension, Size, Date, Unordered

Letters in caps suffice.


SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Works with DOS 1.1 and 2.0.

COMMENTS: Sorted directory option does not support subdirectories.
Very nice feature in SD whereby remain in program: can page thru
entries, and re-sort based on other criteria: all using function

These are options on the help screen, but I do not understand
how to get them to work.

[SWap ] { [Clear] [Logo] }
[SEtcolor] FIBIPI
[PI] { FF|R|N|C|E|DS|DW|U|C1|C2|L6|L8|L0|P6|P8|P0|N6|N8|C6|C8|TN|TC|SW }


  3 Responses to “Category : Utilities for DOS and Windows Machines
Archive   : PCUTIL.ZIP
Filename : PCUTIL.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: