Windows 3.0 WIN.INI [devices] Section

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The following information is contained in the Microsoft Windows version 3.0 WININI.TXT readme file. The Windows Setup program copies this file to the Windows 3.0 directory.



The [devices] section names the active printers. The settings in this
section reflect those in the [PrinterPorts] section, without the
timeout values. This section is necessary for Windows Versions 2.x
applications, which look for the [devices] section for this

The [devices] section can contain settings of the following type:

<device-name>=<driver-name, port-name>

Purpose: The <device-name> keyname is the name of the device. The
         <driver-name> value is the driver filename. If a device is
         not currently connected, the <port-name> value should be the
         string specified in the NullPort settings (in the [windows]

To change: Choose the Printers icon from the Control Panel window.


Article ID: 58339 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0a
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