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SoftWindows™ 95 for UNIX User's Guide  (Version 5 of SoftWindows 95)
(document number: 007-3113-007  /  published: 1998-06-23)   additional info | download

The SoftWindows User's Guide describes how to use SoftWindows--Microsoft Windows for your Silicon Graphics system.

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   Front Matter
 - Preface
       About this documentation
       About this guide
 - Chapter 1. Introduction
     - What is SoftWindows?
           SoftWindows: a cross-platform solution
           Pentium processor emulation
           The Windows 95 desktop
           Windows 95 TurboStart
           The SoftWindows MS-DOS window
           The SoftWindows menus
           On-line help
     - Product specification
           Hard disks
           Floppy disk drives
           Sound and video
           Serial port
           Parallel ports
           Networking support
       Technical specification
 - Chapter 2. Using SoftWindows
     - Running Windows
           Running SoftWindows for the first time
     - Restarting and quitting SoftWindows
           To restart SoftWindows
           To freeze SoftWindows
           To exit from SoftWindows
           To specify the TurboStart data file
           TurboStart and Microsoft Internet Explorer
     - Using the keyboard
           The PC/AT 101-key keyboard
     - Using floppy disks
           To show the files on a floppy disk from Windows 95
           To show the files on a floppy disk from MS-DOS
           To eject a floppy disk
           To format a floppy disk
     - Using CD-ROMs
           To show the files on a CD-ROM from Windows 95
           To show the files on a CD-ROM from an MS-DOS Prompt
           To use a CD-ROM in MS-DOS mode
           To run CD-ROM applications
           To eject a CD-ROM
     - Using PC files stored in UNIX
           VFSA drives
           Filenames in Windows 95
           Mapping invalid filename characters
           To save a PC file to UNIX
           To copy a UNIX file to SoftWindows
           To list the UNIX directories setup as PC drives (MS-DOS only)
     - Connecting to a PC network and the internet
           Changing the default network card
     - Using sound
           To enable/disable sound
           To reverse stereo channels
           Turning Sound Blaster on or off
           To control input and output sound devices for .wav files
           To control MIDI sound devices
     - Using the CPU panel
           To enable/disable FPU
           To enable/disable MMX
           To enable/disable RDTSC
     - Activating and deactivating drives and ports
           To see which devices are in use by SoftWindows
           To free a device so that another UNIX application can use it
           To set read-only access on hard disk drives
     - Printing, input, and output
           To flush output automatically
           Flushing with pipes
           To flush output manually
     - Redirecting to a file and piping to a process
           To redirect output to a file
           To pipe to a UNIX process
     - Serial input and output
           To use serial input and output
           Serial port emulation
           DSR (Data Set Ready)
           RI (Ring Indicator)
           Input errors
 - Chapter 3. Using Windows 95
     - Running Windows 95
           To use the mouse
           To exit from Windows 95
     - Tutorial
           Run Setup
           Specify where to install WinPost
           Finish the installation
           To run WinPost
           To display the WinPost menu
           To create a new note
           To print from a Windows application
           To print a note
     - Getting help on Windows 95
           To display Windows Help
           To find help from the contents
           To find help from the index
           To find help topics containing a word or phrase
           To get help on an item on the screen
     - Copying and pasting text and graphics in Windows 95
           To copy text from X Windows to Windows 95
           To copy graphics from the UNIX workstation screen to Windows 95
           To paste the graphic into a Windows 95 application
           To copy graphics from X Windows to Windows 95
           To copy text or graphics from Windows 95 to X Windows
     - Printing from Windows applications
           To print PostScript to the UNIX printer
           To print from Windows to a non-PostScript printer
     - Installing and running Windows applications
           To install a Windows application
           To run a Windows application
 - Chapter 4. Using MS–DOS
     - Running MS-DOS
           To display the SoftWindows MS-DOS window from Windows 95
           To exit from Windows 95 to the SoftWindows MS-DOS window
     - MS–DOS basics
           MS–DOS editor
           For more information
     - Getting help on MS-DOS
           To display information about an MS-DOS command
     - Using the SoftWindows MS-DOS window
           To resize the SoftWindows MS–DOS window
           Status bar
     - Using the mouse in MS-DOS
           To use the mouse in MS-DOS
           To restore the normal workstation mouse
     - Using the MS–DOS editor
           To run the MS–DOS editor
           To use the mouse
           To edit the file
           To cut, copy, and paste text
           To delete text
           To exit from the MS-DOS editor
     - Using MS–DOS commands
           Getting help
         - CD
         - COPY
         - DEL
         - DELTREE
         - DIR
         - DOS2UNIX
         - FORMAT
         - KEYB
         - MKDIR (MD)
         - RMDIR (RD)
         - TYPE
         - UNIX2DOS
         - XCOPY
     - Copying and pasting between MS-DOS and UNIX
           To paste text into the SoftWindows MS-DOS window
           To copy text from the SoftWindows MS-DOS window
     - Printing from MS-DOS applications
           To print from MS-DOS to a non-PostScript printer
           To print to a serial printer with default settings
           To print to a serial printer with selectable settings
     - Installing MS-DOS applications
           To install from 3.5-inch disks
           To install from 5.25-inch disks
           Installing from a VFSA drive
           Where to install
           Disk space requirements
 - Chapter 5. Using SoftWindows with the Internet
     + Running Internet Explorer
     + Getting Microsoft support
     - Using Internet utilities
           Compressing and expanding files
           Viewing files in different formats
           Playing sound files
 - Chapter 6. Troubleshooting
       About troubleshooting
     - Common questions
           Using floppy disks
           Using hard disks
           Using CD–ROM
           Using memory
           Using keyboards
           Using the screen
           Using printers
           Using serial devices
           Converting between MS-DOS and UNIX
           Setting UNIX file access
           Using Configuration files
           Running PC applications
           Using Windows
     + Common problems
     - Installation Errors
           SoftWindows environment not set
           Bad or missing fonts
       MS-DOS errors
       SoftWindows VFSA errors
       SoftWindows errors
     - Networking errors
           Command-line option
           Environment variable
     - Troubleshooting TCP/IP
           Other PCs in your Network Neighborhood aren't displayed
           The ping or ftp commands don't work
           Get a Page Fault and Microsoft Exchange windows look strange
     - Troubleshooting ODI
           Link Support Layer
           The ODI driver

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