Displays the version table. Reports a version number (earlier than 6.0) to
programs or device drivers that were designed for earlier versions of
You can also use this command to display and modify the version table, which
lists names of programs and the number of the MS-DOS version with which they
are designed to run. If you are using a program that has not been updated
for this version of MS-DOS, you can add its name to the version table by
using the SETVER command.
SETVER [drive:path][filename n.nn]
SETVER [drive:path][filename [/DELETE [/QUIET]]
To display the current version table, use the following syntax:
MS-DOS displays two columns: the left column lists the names of the program
files; the right column lists the corresponding MS-DOS version with which
each file is set to run.
Specifies the location of the SETVER.EXE file.
Specifies the name of the program file (usually an .EXE or .COM file)
that you want to add to the version table. You cannot use a wildcard
character (* or ?).
Specifies the MS-DOS version (for example, 3.3 or 4.01) that MS-DOS 6
reports to the specified program file.
Deletes the version-table entry for the specified program file. You can
abbreviate this switch as /D.
Hides the message typically displayed during deletion of an entry from
the version table.
For information about loading the version table into MS-DOS, see the