<CT> Re: DOS program PRINT.COM compatiblity

  • From: Gaby.Chaudry@xxxxxxxxxxx (Gaby Chaudry)
  • To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 22:18:53 +0100

William,

> My father is in process of "upgrading" from PC-DOS 5 to
> Win98.  He plans to still use the command line interface.
> The old PRINT.COM program (the print queue utility) will 
> not run.  It gives an error "Incorrect DOS version".
> 
> Tried SETVER, but don't know if the Win98 Dos version 
> actually reads the CONFIG.SYS.  SETVER show the right
> version (as set).  But, still it doesn't run.

Mmmh, if there is a Config.sys file, Win98 reads it. Are you sure you 
chose the right version # for Setver? Remember, PC-DOS 5 is not 
MS-DOS 5. Perhaps that's your problem. 
I'd recommend you try a MS-DOS version of PRINT.COM/.EXE, just 
to be sure...

Best regards,
Gaby


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