$ASK1$ through $ASK9$ are assigned values if the ASK1 through ASK9 commands are used, respectively. Each is assigned a value after the user has been prompted for information (see the ASK1 through ASK9 commands).

Common uses include:

  • A request for personalization information (such as user name and company) to personalize the installed software.
  • A request for a serial number to verify that installation is authorized.