Undocumented DOS Through C Yashavant Kanetkar

Undocumented DOS Through C Yashavant Kanetkar

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Author: Yashavant Kanetkar

Book Title Undocumented DOS Through C Yashavant Kanetkar
Type Book
Date Published Sep 29, 2017

Author: Yashavant Kanetkar


  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: BPB Publications
  • ISBN: 817029519X
  • Edition:1995
  • Pages: 304
  • Dimension: 21.5 X 15 X 1.5 cm


Knowing about undocumented features of DOS allows programmers to dramatically speed up the  execution time of their programs. Undocumented DOS through C reveals the undocumented or difficult     to –find  features o critical MS- DOS data structures in MS.DOS explained in detail, followed by C   source code for putting this knowledge to use.    

This book includes :

  • Detailed coverage of List .Job File Table,Arena Headers ,CDs and DPB .
  • Tracing and manipulating the DPB,Buffer and the Device chains.
  • Memory organisation o DOS including Upper Memory Blocks and DOS subsegments.
  • Writing TSRs using swappable Data Area.
  • Installing /Deinstalling TSRs
  • An independent chapter on putting Undocumented DOS to real life use.

Table Of Contents:


Chapter 0 : Advanced Concepts In C

Chapter 1 : Where Eagles Dare!

Chapter 2 : The DOS List Of Lists

Chapter 3 : MS-DOS Resource Management

Chapter 4 : Terminate and Stay Resident Programs

Chapter 5 : Using Undocumented DOS