COMPAQ User Programs (1986)

COMPAQ DeskPro 386 (1986)

Of particular interest here is the copy of CEMM that PCjs has unearthed, the first (known) publicly available utility to make use of V86-mode on the 80386.

More information about CEMM is available at the OS/2 Museum.

From README.CPQ:

    C O M P A Q(R)   P E R S O N A L   C O M P U T E R S

       COMPAQ DESKPRO 386 SUPPLEMENTAL USER PROGRAMS

The  COMPAQ  DESKPRO 386 SUPPLEMENTAL USER PROGRAMS  diskette
contains  several utilities,  such as  COMPAQ Expanded Memory
Manager (CEMM), that enable you to take advantage of specific
capabilities of your computer.

At the  A> prompt,  type the NUMBER of  the utility for which
you want instructions and press the ENTER key.

    1.  Information about the DISKINIT utility.

    2.  Information about the INST386 utility.

    3.  Information about the CEMM.EXE device driver.

    4.  Information about the CEMM.COM utility.

    5.  Information about the VDISK.SYS device driver.

Directory of COMPAQ DeskPro 386 (1986)

 Volume in drive A has no label

Directory of A:\

IBMBIO   COM      9728 03-27-86  12:00p
IBMDOS   COM     27760 03-27-86  12:00p
COMMAND  COM     23210 03-27-86  12:00p
AUTOEXEC BAT        33 08-08-86  12:00p
DISKINIT COM      9259 08-08-86  12:00p
INST386  EXE     31808 08-08-86  12:00p
CEMM     EXE     64736 08-08-86  12:00p
CEMM     COM       963 08-08-86  12:00p
VDISK    SYS      3420 08-08-86  12:00p
README   CPQ      1788 08-08-86  12:00p
1        BAT        74 08-08-86  12:00p
2        BAT        73 08-08-86  12:00p
3        BAT        71 08-08-86  12:00p
4        BAT        71 08-08-86  12:00p
5        BAT        71 08-08-86  12:00p
DISKINIT SCR       670 08-08-86  12:00p
INST386  SCR       713 08-08-86  12:00p
CEMME    SCR       672 08-08-86  12:00p
CEMMC    SCR       397 08-08-86  12:00p
VDISK    SCR       567 08-08-86  12:00p
       20 file(s)     176084 bytes

Total files listed:
       20 file(s)     176084 bytes
                      173056 bytes free