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Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking. You can use this command at the   command prompt or in your CONFIG.SYS file. You can press CTRL+C to stop a program or an activity (file sorting, for example). Typically, MS-DOS checks for CTRL+C only while it reads from the keyboard or writes to the screen or a printer. If you set BREAK to ON, you extend CTRL+C checking to other functions, such as disk read and write operations. Syntax BREAK [ON|OFF] To display the current BREAK setting, use the following syntax: BREAK In your CONFIG.SYS file, use the following syntax: BREAK=ON|OFF Parameter ON|OFF Turns extended CTRL+C checking on or off.
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