Talk:Dosbox.conf

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Windows

Please clarify that under Windows, the configuration file is searched for in the following order:

  1. as specified by the -conf startup option if any.
  2. dosbox.conf, if it exists in the current working directory
  3. dosbox.conf in the program binary directory

—Preceding unsigned comment added by Jdmarch (talkcontribs) 00:26, 5 June 2008

As of 0.73, 2 new steps were added:
  1. As specified by a -conf command line parameter
  2. dosbox.conf, if it exists in the current working folder
  3. dosbox-version.conf, if it exists in %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\DOSBox\
  4. As last resort, it creates it on the spot in %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\DOSBox\ and then uses it
-Lwc 22:49, 28 May 2009 (UTC)
The 0.73 order is the correct order.
for older versions it didn't look specificly in the program binary directory. That one just happened to be the same as the working/startup directory. WikiSysop 19:08, 29 May 2009 (UTC)