Type: External (5.0 and later)
SETVER [d:]:path][filename (number)][/delete][/quiet]
Purpose: Makes Version 5 of DOS appear to be an earlier version
application requires it.
The SETVER command displays the version table and reports a DOS version
to programs or device drivers.
Use this command if you want to display and modify the version table,
lists names of programs and the number of the MS-DOS version they are
to run with. If you want to use a program that has not been updated for
you can add its name to the version table by using the SETVER command.
number - Specifies the DOS version number 2.11 to 9.99.to be reported
SETVER.EXE to the specified filename. The /delete and /quiet options
used with this option.
/delete - Used to remove a file from the version table. Can be
to /D. You cannot use the number option with /delete.
/quiet - Used to keep DOS from displaying messages (used with
If you want to list the contents of the version table on drive C,
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