Re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?

  • From: arnaud <arnaudb@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:37:38 +0100

you need to find ntfsdos, from www.winternall.com=20

it's a read only driver, the read-write driver is quite expensive.

On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 11:02:37 -0500, you wrote:

>Hello listers,
>
>I used a DOS boot disk which includes JAWS for DOS to boot up my new Pc,=
=20
>which is a Windows XP Pro system. But when I attempted to change =
directory=20
>to access some text files, DOS informed me that it couldn't find the=20
>specified directory.
>
>I did a dir on the root of my C: hard drive, and was surprised to see =
that=20
>very little was listed. The only directory shown was from a partition of=
 the=20
>hard drive which is using FAT32.
>
>I recall reading something about how DOS could not access files stored =
in=20
>the NTFS format used by Windows XP. Is this the problem? Is there any =
way to=20
>get a DOS boot disk and JAWS for DOS to access files on an NTFS system?
>
>Alan

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Arnaud de Bonald - Paris, France - Sysop Netcava BBS =
http://www.netcava.net
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