Running MASM in the CS Lab

MASM 6.15 will be installed in the CS Lab. To run it use TextPad, perform the following steps:
  1. Navigate to C:\MASM615 using the Windows explorer.
  2. Double-Click on the file "TextPad_MASM.reg". This is registry file that will add menu options to TextPad to build assembly programs. You should only have to do this once and then the changes will be stored in your Windows profile, but if for some reason there is a problem with your profile then you can simply repeat this step to add the menu options to TextPad.
  3. Double-Click on TextPad to run it. Under the T)ools menu, you should have options to build, debug, and execute both 16 bit and 32 bit MASM assembly programs. The debugger will use the Visual Studio debugger.
  4. The example programs are stored in C:\MASM615\EXAMPLES\. When you select an option from the Tools menu, the option is applied to the currently open document in TextPad, so for example if you are going to Execute a file make sure the source file is selected, not the build information.