MSCDEX

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MSCDEX

(MicroSoft CD-ROM EXtensions) A DOS operating system module that added support for CD-ROM drives. The MSCDEX.EXE file was required on a DOS boot floppy in order to install Windows from the CD-ROM. Starting with Windows 95, MSCDEX was replaced with the CD-ROM File System (see CDFS).
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1 or higher; Microsoft-compatible mouse; CD-ROM drive and controller card with Microsoft CD-ROM extensions version 2.
1 or higher; a minimum of 4 MB of memory; hard disk space as follows: 5 MB for laptop installation, 18 MB for typical installation, and 25 MB for complete installation; a CD-ROM drive and CD-ROM extensions (MSCDEX) version 2.
For example MSKB 123456 will return the user to the Microsoft document on Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX) for MS-DOS.
1, CD-ROM drive, SVGA graphics card and monitor (256 colors), Microsoft CD-ROM extensions version 2.
1 or later, MS-DOS CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX) version 2.
Sound Clips CD-ROM extensions that include intelligent caching software for faster access times, and support for Windows for Workgroups.
1, SVGA graphics card and monitor, Microsoft CD-ROM extensions version 2.
0 for MS-DOS includes removable OPTI-NET device drivers and Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions TSRs.
has released a new version of their OPTI-NET CD-ROM networking management software, which includes removable OPTI-NET device drivers and which will also remove Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions TSRs.