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Before installing SHARE.EXE on any system, first determine the version of MS-DOS being used. Under MS-DOS 4.x, SHARE.EXE must be loaded in the CONFIG.SYS file with the correct parameters (/F:5100 and /L:500), even if it is already in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
To add SHARE.EXE to the CONFIG.SYS file:
Works for Windows 3.0 loads SHARE.EXE in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file during setup. If there is a partition on the hard drive larger than 32 MB, MS-DOS version 4.x loads SHARE.EXE into memory immediately following the CONFIG.SYS files execution and before the AUTOEXEC.BAT is executed. If the file is not loaded in the CONFIG.SYS, the MS-DOS system will automatically load the file in memory, causing SHARE.EXE in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file to be ignored.