Snooper(TM), the System Checker Copyright 1992, 1993 John Vias Some kinds words from Snooper's users

: ``[Snooper is a] great tool for snooping around inside your hardware.'' --Preston Gralla, Editor-at-Large, PC/Computing Magazine ``It does everything . . .very quickly and efficiently. You've done a great job!'' --Bruce F., Cordova, TN ``I like the simplicity and elegance of [Snooper].'' --Jerry R., Louisville, KY ``Your program is just great! ``One page tells all. I love it!'' --Frank T., Paris, France

It's quick!'' --Kai b.H., Philadelphia, PA

``. . . like lighthearted documentation . . .'' --Wedge W., Rochester, NY ``Snooper is a thing of beauty.'' --Arthur B., Charlotte, SC ``Awww, shucks!'' --John Vias, Gainesville, FL Thank you for your interest in Snooper, the System Checker! This handy system information utility reports many operating characteristics of your computer. Snooper tells you all about your computer's CPU, NDP, bus, memory, ports, IRQs, DMA, mouse, disks, network, and much more. It can run unattended (for batch files), print its screens to a file or printer, and automatically configure itself for Desqview, color or monochrome video cards, and much more. Please read Snooper's manual to learn how to use it most effectively. REQUIREMENTS You may want to postpone reading the rest of this manual to run Snooper. Go ahead! Snooper doesn't change your computer except to write a log file if you ask it. Here are its system requirements: * * * * IBM PC or 100% compatible 256K RAM DOS 3.1 or higher a video card

In short, Snooper should run on your computer. OPERATION

Make sure Snooper is in your current directory or on your path. ------TO DO THIS-----------Print Snooper's manual Run Snooper ------TO DO THIS-----------View help screens View Diagnostics screen View Benchmark screen View Bus screen View CMOS screen View Network screen Log the display to a file Log the display to a printer Edit CONFIG.SYS Edit AUTOEXEC.BAT Edit SNOOPER.LOG Order Snooper (our favorite) Exit Snooper ---TYPE THIS FROM DOS PROMPT-----copy snooper.doc prn <Enter> snooper <Enter> ---TYPE THIS FROM INSIDE SNOOPER-<F1>, then <PgUp> and <PgDn> <Alt-D> <Alt-E> <Alt-B> <Alt-O> <Alt-N> <Alt-L> <Alt-P> <Alt-C> <Alt-A> <Alt-V> <F1>, then <O> <Esc>

Please read the manual. It explains how to use Snooper's advanced features, such as the SNOOPER environment variable and file logging. You may even get a chuckle out of it. The manual is over sixty pages long so be sure you have enough paper before you start printing. FILES ON THIS DISK All of the following files should be on this disk or in this archive. If any are missing, or if they don't all have the same date and time, please don't redistribute the remaining files. Contact one of Snooper's on-line distribution points (listed on the front page of SNOOPER.DOC) for a complete, and possibly newer, version. Filename ----------SNOOPER.EXE SNOOPER.CFG SNOOPER.DOC SNOOPER.HST SNOOPER.ICO SNOOPER.PIF VENDOR.DOC FILE_ID.DIZ SNREAD.ME Description ----------------------------------------------Snooper, the system checker program. To order, press <F1>, then <O>. Sample configuration file Snooper's main manual Revision history, lists changes since version 1.00 Icon file for Windows 3.x PIF file for Windows 3.x Information for disk vendors and sysops Description file some BBSs will use automatically. Thanks for helping us distribute Snooper! This brief introductory material Again, thank you for trying Snooper. We look forward to hearing from you soon.#