Name

System Configuration Editor — \windows\system32\sysedit.exe

Synopsis

Obsolete; quick editor for system.ini, win.ini, config.sys, and autoexec.bat.

To Open

Command Prompt sysedit

Description

The Systems Configuration Editor is essentially a special version of Notepad used to provide convenient access to a few configuration files used in previous versions of Windows. When you start it, the four following files are opened: system.ini, win.ini, config.sys, and autoexec.bat. Since none of these files are actively used in Windows XP (except for legacy application support), this tool has very little use. It’s included for legacy purposes only and should not be used.

See Also

Notepad

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