Command History Buffer


To change the command history buffer parameters, apply the following Windows NT
/ Windows 2000 registry hack.

commands can be recalled using up-down arrow key.

Number of commands that can be recalled:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Console
Name: HistoryBufferSize
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x32 default, approximately 50 commands

Number of History Buffers – how many DOS windows do you
want history buffers on:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Console
Name: NumberOfHistoryBuffers
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x4 default

Allow duplicates in History Buffer?:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Console
Name: HistoryNoDup
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x0 keep duplicates, default
Value: 0x1 discard duplicates

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