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ForceDOS \windows\system32\forcedos.exe

Force a misbehaving DOS application to run in MS-DOS mode.

To Open

Command Prompt forcedos

Usage

forcedos [/d directory] filename [parameters]

Description

Use the ForceDOS utility when Windows XP fails to recognize a DOS program and is unable to start or run it reliably. ForceDOS accepts the following options:


filename

The filename of the executable to launch; include the full path if necessary.


/d directory

Use the /d option to specify the working directory, necessary for many DOS programs that access files.


Parameters

Specify any parameters here to be passed on to the launched program.

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