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Values for the executable types understood by various environments

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Value Description

MZ

old-style DOS executable (see #01594)

ZM

used by some very early DOS linkers, and still supported as an alternate to the MZ signature by MS-DOS, PC DOS, PTS-DOS, and S/DOS

NE

Windows or OS/2 1.x segmented ("new") executable (see #01596)

LE

Windows virtual device driver (VxD) linear executable (see #01609)

LX

variant of LE used in OS/2 2.x (see #01609)

W3

Windows WIN386.EXE file; a collection of LE files

W4

Windows95 VMM32.VXD file

PE

Win32 (Windows NT and Win32s) portable executable based on Unix COFF

DL

HP 100LX/200LX system manager compliant executable (.EXM)

MP

old PharLap .EXP (see #01619)

P2

PharLap 286 .EXP (see #01620)

P3

PharLap 386 .EXP (see #01620)