Use of DOS and DEBUG Commands for MASM
Note: The problem users now face is that the 64-bit Windows versions do not have DOS inbuilt into them. Thus, the 16-bit MASM will not run in the 64-bit versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. The solution for this is to install DosBox and use MASM in it. DosBox is an emulator for a PC with built-in DOS. It simulates a PC with an older operating system, and hence, DOS programs can run on it.
The steps are:
- Download DOSBox and install it.
- Go to the webresources of this book for a detailed guidance on how to use MASM on DOSBOX.
- Guidance for this is also available in many other sites on the web.
MASM 6.14 is an assembler (basically for x86 architecture) that runs under DOS, which ...