re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?

  • From: "Alan Clendinen" <alanclendinen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 07:59:37 -0500

Hello Arnaud,

Do you know if this NTFS DOD is compatible with JAWS for DOS?

You wrote:
From: arnaud <

Subject: Re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:37:38 +0100

you need to find ntfsdos, from

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,=
>which is a Windows XP Pro system. But when I attempted to change =
>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 =
>very little was listed. The only directory shown was from a partition of=
>hard drive which is using FAT32.
>I recall reading something about how DOS could not access files stored =
>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?
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