Welcome to the Simtel MSDOS CDROM!
This CDROM contains over 2500 of the latest files from the popular Simtel
Archive of freware, shareware, and public domain programs.
The 'simtel' directory contains many different categories of MSDOS
Visit the simtel Archive online: http://www.simtel.net
Contact Keith Petersen, Simtel maintainer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a list of important files and directories:
readme.txt The file you are currently reading
00global.txt Global index of this disc
00_index.txt Top Level index of this disc
00_index.htm Index for this CDROM in HTML format
setup.exe Windows Installation Program for this CDROM
view.exe CDROM Browser for DOS
utils\w16view.exe CDROM Browser for Windows 3.1
utils\w32view.exe CDROM Browser for Windows 95 / 98 / NT
simtel\ The most recent applications from Simtel
catalog.txt Walnut Creek CDROM product catalog
view.txt Documentation regarding the View program
Quick Start Instructions:
Windows 95 / 98 / NT:
Insert the cdrom into the cdrom drive. This will automatically
start a CDROM browser program called WinView.
Alternatively, you can also install the program group and icon
by selecting the "Start" menu and choosing "Run". At the Run
box, type: "D:\setup", assuming 'D' is your cdrom drive.
Go to "File" menu under program manager and choose Run. At the
Command Line box, type: "D:\setup", assuming 'D' is your cdrom drive.
This will install a group folder with icons for this cdrom.
MSDOS Quick Start:
Change to your CDROM drive and type "view".
Using the 00_INDEX.HTM:
We have included 00_index.htm files so the user may use a Web browser
to view our disc.
In order to view this disc using these 00_index.htm files, point your
Web browser to the root level 00_index.htm file.
In Internet Explorer:
1. Click on "File"
2. Click on "Open"
3. Click on "Browse"
4. Choose your CDROM drive
5. Select the 00_index.htm file
For example, in Netscape:
1. Click on "File"
2. Click on "Open File"
3. Choose your CDROM drive
4. Select the 00_index.htm file
WinView and View
To make browsing the disc easier, we have included the program WinView for
Windows, and the program VIEW for MSDOS on the CDROM. These programs allow
you to page through index files, browse through directories on the CD, view
documentation and uncompress/install the program(s) you want onto your hard
This disk contains many shareware programs and images. Shareware can be
considered to be a sort of try before you buy system where you are expected
to pay the program author a registration fee if you find the program or image
useful. You will find details of registration included in the document/text
files provided with each program.
Walnut Creek CDROM makes no warranty about any file on this CDROM, including
any written by Walnut Creek. You, not Walnut Creek CDROM, assume all risk of
using any of the files on this CDROM. We reserve the right to limit any
effort on our part to rectify problems with any file on this CDROM.
We cannot accept any responsibility or liability in the event that using the
software on this disc causes you grief, malfunction, data loss or thinning of
the hair. As with any new software, make sure that you back up your system
regularly so that you can recover from unforeseen crashes.
Although we have made every attempt to examine every program on this disc,
some non-shareware or public domain programs may have slipped by. If you
find such a program on this disc, please notify us immediately so we can
rectify the situation. Thanks.
This CDROM comes with a full money back guarantee. If you are dissatisfied
for any reason, you can return it for a full refund.
Walnut Creek CDROM is an approved vendor and associate member of the
Association of Shareware Professionals (ASP). ASP wants to make sure that
the shareware principle works for you. If you are unable to resolve a
shareware-related problem with an ASP member by contacting the member
directly, ASP may be able to help. The ASP Ombudsman can help you resolve a
dispute or problem with an ASP member, but does not provide technical support
for members' products. Please write to the ASP Ombudsman at 545 Grover Road,
Muskegon, MI 49442 or send a CompuServe message via CompuServe Mail to ASP
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applications/software/information are copyrighted by their respective owners.
This CDROM copyright (c) 2001 Walnut Creek CDROM. All rights reserved.
This CDROM is unconditionally guaranteed. If you are dissatisfied for any
reason, simply return it with a short note and your contact information for
a full refund.
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