NE               Not Equal Relational Operator                  MASM Operator

expression1 NE expression2

Returns true (0FFFFh) if expression1 is not equal to expression2, else
returns false (0000h).

Notes:     The expressions must resolve to absolute values.

This operator treats its operands as 16-bit numbers.
Expressions with the 16th bit on are negative. Thus  -1
NE 0FFFFh  is false.

See also: EQ
See also: LT
See also: LE
See also: GT
See also: GE

NE Not Equal Relational Operator