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How to Modify Config.sys in Windows 95

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This article discusses how to modify the Config.sys file in Windows 95.

Modifying the Config.sys File

  1. Click the Start button, then click Run.
  2. In the Run dialog box, type the following and click OK:
    This opens the System Configuration Editor.
  3. On the Window menu in System Configuration Editor, click C:\Config.sys (where C:\ is the bootable drive). This brings the text in the Config.sys file to the front.
  4. Make the necessary changes in Config.sys.
  5. On the File menu, click Exit. If you want to save the changes you made, click Yes.
  6. Click the Start button and then click Shutdown. Click Restart The Computer.
NOTE: When changes are made to the file, Sysedit.exe creates a backup ofthe original file with an .syd extension. If you need to restore theoriginal Config.sys file, rename C:\Config.syd to C:\Config.sys, thenshutdown and restart Windows.
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