SMARTDrive Version History

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3.00 3.00a 3.10 3.11 | 4.01 5.00 5.00a 6.00 6.20 6.21 6.22WINDOWS              | MS-DOSkbtool kbref		
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This article lists the version history for Microsoft SMARTDrive.
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Version   Specifications----------------------------------------------------------------------2.1       Ships with Microsoft MS-DOS version 4.01.           - Loads in CONFIG.SYS as SMARTDRV.SYS.           - Provides read cache for BIOS-supported hard disks only.           - Can use extended or expanded memory for cache.3.0       Ships with Microsoft Windows versions 3.0 and 3.0a.           - Same as SMARTDrive 2.1, plus:           - Provides support for double-buffering.3.13      Ships with Microsoft MS-DOS versions 5.0 and 5.0a.           - Same as SMARTDrive 3.0, plus:           - Provides added detection for logical partitioning.           - Includes code tuning.4.0       Ships with Microsoft Windows versions 3.1 and 3.11.           - Same as SMARTDrive 3.13, plus:           - Cache loads in AUTOEXEC.BAT as SMARTDRV.EXE and             automatically attempts to load high.           - Double-buffering support loads in CONFIG.SYS as:                Device=<drive>\<path>\SMARTDRV.EXE /Double_Buffer           - Read and write cache for all drives supported by the             device driver interface, including floppy drives.4.1       Ships with Microsoft MS-DOS version 6.0.           - Same as SMARTDrive 4.0, plus:           - Includes support for DoubleSpace drives.4.2       Available through online services only.           - Same as SMARTDrive 4.1, plus:           - Includes support to clear the cache at an MS-DOS prompt.           - Global write cache disabled by default.5.0       Ships with Microsoft MS-DOS versions 6.20 and 6.21, and with          Microsoft Windows for Workgroups version 3.11.           - Same as SMARTDrive 4.2, plus:           - Supports read-caching CD-ROM drives.           - Supports the /u switch to not cache CD-ROM drives.5.01      Ships with Microsoft MS-DOS version 6.22.           - Same as SMARTDrive 5.0, plus:           - Fixes problems with Kodak Photo CDs.           - Includes support for DoubleSpace and DriveSpace drives.				
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  • Microsoft MS-DOS 4.0 Standard Edition
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  • Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0a
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.21 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0a
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  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.1
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