<CT> Re: WinMe and DOS 8.0

  • From: "Greg Fundyler" <gyf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 16:08:28 -0600

Actually, 8.3 is not the version number. It means 8 characters for the
filename, the dot, and 3 characters for the extension. It simply refers to
the format used to name files.

- Greg

----- Original Message -----
From: <BEN09880@xxxxxxx>
To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2000 9:15 AM
Subject: <CT> Re: WinMe and DOS 8.0

> Technically, it uses DOS 8.3
> Win9x uses DOS 8.3 also (DOS 8.3 version compatable filenames are the
filena~1.bat.  It says 8.3 all over Win9x if you look in the right places)
> And once again, long filenames are supported ONLY when the Windows kernal
is preloaded (when you are in a DOS box for example)
> Benjamin

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