MS-DOS 6.2 SCANDISK.INI File

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; SCANDISK.INI;; This file contains settings you can use to customize the ScanDisk; program.; -------------------------------------------------------------------; The [ENVIRONMENT] section contains the following settings, which; determine general aspects of ScanDisk's behavior:;; Display      Configures ScanDisk to run with a particular type of;              display. The default display type is Auto (ScanDisk;              adjusts to the current display).;; Mouse        Enables or disables mouse support. The default value is;              On.;; ScanTimeOut  Determines whether ScanDisk should detect disk timeouts;              while performing a surface scan. The default value is Off.;; NumPasses    Determines how many times ScanDisk should check each;              cluster during a surface scan. The default value is 1.;; LabelCheck   Determines whether ScanDisk should check volume labels;              for invalid characters.  The default is Off.[ENVIRONMENT]   Display     = Auto   ; Auto, Mono, Color, Off   Mouse       = On     ; On, Off   ScanTimeOut = Off    ; On, Off   NumPasses   = 1      ; 1 through 65,535 (anything over 10 is slow)   LabelCheck  = Off    ; On, Off; -------------------------------------------------------------------; The [CUSTOM] section determines ScanDisk's behavior when ScanDisk is; started with the /CUSTOM switch. You can adjust these settings to; create a customized "version" of ScanDisk. This can be especially; useful for running ScanDisk from a batch file. The [CUSTOM] settings; are:;; DriveSummary  Determines whether ScanDisk displays full-screen;               summary information after checking each drive.;               The default is Auto (ScanDisk displays the summary;               only if it encounters errors on that drive).;; AllSummary    Determines whether ScanDisk displays full-screen;               summary information after checking all drives.;               The default is Auto (ScanDisk displays the summary;               only if it encounters errors on any drive).;; Surface       Determines whether ScanDisk will perform a surface scan:;                  Never    (Default) Does not perform a surface scan.;                  Always   Performs a surface scan without prompting;                           first.;                  Prompt   Prompts before performing a surface scan.;               The /SURFACE command-line switch overrides this setting.;; CheckHost     Determines whether ScanDisk will first check a host drive;               before checking any compressed drives located on that;               drive.;                  Never    (Default) Does not check the host drive.;                  Always   Checks the host drive without prompting;                           first.;                  Prompt   Prompts before checking the host drive.;; SaveLog       Determines what ScanDisk does with the repair log file:;                  Off        (Default) Does not save the repair log.;                  Append     Appends the log to the previous log, if;                             any.;                  Overwrite  Replaces the previous log with the new log.;; Undo          Determines whether ScanDisk creates an Undo floppy disk.;               The default is Never (ScanDisk does not create an Undo;               disk). The Prompt value causes ScanDisk to prompt you for;               a disk.[CUSTOM]   DriveSummary  = Auto         ; Auto, On, Off   AllSummary    = Auto         ; Auto, On, Off   Surface       = Never        ; Never, Always, Prompt   CheckHost     = Never        ; Never, Always, Prompt   SaveLog       = Off          ; Off, Append, Overwrite   Undo          = Prompt       ; Prompt, Never; The following settings determine the corrective action ScanDisk will; take if it was started with the /CUSTOM switch and finds a disk error.; The next five settings accept any of the following values:;    Prompt     Causes ScanDisk to prompt you before fixing this problem.;    Fix        Causes ScanDisk to fix the problem without prompting you.;    Quit       Causes ScanDisk to terminate if it encounters this;               problem.   DS_Header     = Prompt       ; Damaged DoubleSpace volume file header   FAT_Media     = Prompt       ; Missing or invalid FAT media byte   Okay_Entries  = Prompt       ; Damaged, but repairable,                                ; directories/files   Bad_Chain     = Prompt       ; Files or directories which should be                                ; truncated   Crosslinks    = Prompt       ; FAT-level crosslinks; The next seven settings accept any of the following values:;    Prompt     Causes ScanDisk to prompt you before fixing this problem.;    Fix        Causes ScanDisk to fix the problem without prompting you.;    Quit       Causes ScanDisk to terminate if it encounters this;               problem.;    Skip       Causes ScanDisk to skip fixing this problem, but continue;               checking the disk.   Boot_Sector   = Prompt       ; Damaged boot sector on DoubleSpace                                ; drive   Invalid_MDFAT = Prompt       ; Invalid MDFAT entries   DS_Crosslinks = Prompt       ; Internal (MDFAT-level) crosslinks   DS_LostClust  = Prompt       ; Internal lost clusters   DS_Signatures = Prompt       ; Missing DoubleSpace volume signatures   Mismatch_FAT  = Prompt       ; Mismatched FATs on non-DoubleSpace                                ; drives   Bad_Clusters  = Prompt       ; Physical damage or decompression errors; The next setting accepts any of the following values:;;    Prompt     Causes ScanDisk to prompt you before fixing this problem.;    Delete     Causes ScanDisk to delete the damaged directory entries;               without prompting you first.;    Quit       Causes ScanDisk to terminate if it encounters this;               problem.   Bad_Entries   = Prompt       ; Damaged and irrepairable directories or                                ; files; The next setting accepts any of the following values:;;    Prompt     Causes ScanDisk to prompt you before fixing this problem.;    Save       Causes ScanDisk to save the lost clusters as files in the;               root directory without prompting you first.;    Delete     Causes ScanDisk to delete the contents of the lost;               clusters;               without prompting you first.;    Quit       Causes ScanDisk to terminate if it encounters this;               problem.;    Skip       Causes ScanDisk to skip fixing this problem, but continue;               checking the disk.   LostClust     = Prompt       ; Lost clusters				
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