Starts the Fastopen program, which improves performance on computers with
large directories. Fastopen decreases the amount of time that MS-DOS takes
to open frequently used files. Do not use this command when Windows is
Fastopen tracks the location of files on a hard disk and stores the
information in memory for fast access.
FASTOPEN drive:[[=]n] [drive:[[n][...]] [/X]
In your CONFIG.SYS file, use the following syntax:
Warning: To avoid losing data, do not run a defragmentation program such as
Microsoft Defragmenter while FASTOPEN.EXE is loaded.
Specifies the location of FASTOPEN.EXE.
Specifies a hard disk drive for which you want Fastopen to track the
opening of files.
Specifies the number of files Fastopen can work with at the same time.
Valid values for n are in the range 10 through 999. The default value is
Creates the name cache in expanded memory instead of in conventional
memory. The name cache is an area of memory in which MS-DOS stores
(caches) the locations and names of the files that you open. This cache
conforms to version 4.0 of the Lotus/Intel/Microsoft Expanded Memory
Specification (LIM EMS).