.SYS - File Extension for System Configuration Files

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What is SYS? SYS, short name for System, is used as the file extension for System Configuration files. .SYS files are text files that can be opened by Notepad or any text editors. See the sample .SYS file included below.

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File Extension: .SYS

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: System Configuration

.SYS files are System Configuration files, which are text files with Windows system configurations. Here is a sample .SYS System Configuration file, config.sys, containing some simple configuration settings:

DEVICE=C:\Windows\HIMEM.SYS
DOS=HIGH,UMB
DEVICE=C:\Windows\EMM386.EXE NOEMS
FILES=30
STACKS=0,0
BUFFERS=20
DEVICEHIGH=C:\Windows\COMMAND\ANSI.SYS
DEVICEHIGH=C:\MTMCDAI.SYS /D:123

.SYS System Configuration file sample: Click sample.sys to download.

Since .SYS text files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .SYS System Configuration files, see links below:

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