.8086            Enable 8086 Instructions                      MASM Directive

.8086

Enables the assembly of 8086 (8088) instructions, while disabling the
assembly of instructions specific to the 80186 and 80286.

Notes:     Place all Instruction set directives at the beginning of
the source file to insure that all instructions in the
file are assembled using the same instruction set.

If no instruction set directives are specified, .8086
and .8087 are used.

See also: .186
See also: .286c
See also: .286p
See also: .8087
See also: .287

.8086 Enable 8086 Instructions