Re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?

  • From: Jim Bauer <holdsworthfan@xxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 09:46:37 -0600

I have a software synth.
Can I use jaws for dos in this type of environment provided the drivers =
for my synth are on the same medium?
My initial guess is no.
Someone correct me if I'm wrong.


Cheers, Jim
Web Site: http://jbauer.port5.com

Original message
from: "Alan Clendinen" <alanclendinen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?
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 <
>arnaudb@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
>Subject: Re: JAWS for DOS and NTFS file access?
>Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:37:38 +0100
>
>you need to find ntfsdos, from
>www.winternall.com=3D20
>
>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,=3D
>=3D20
>>which is a Windows XP Pro system. But when I attempted to change =3D
>directory=3D20
>>to access some text files, DOS informed me that it couldn't find =
the=3D20
>>specified directory.
>>
>>I did a dir on the root of my C: hard drive, and was surprised to see =3D
>that=3D20
>>very little was listed. The only directory shown was from a partition =
of=3D
> the=3D20
>>hard drive which is using FAT32.
>>
>>I recall reading something about how DOS could not access files stored =
=3D
>in=3D20
>>the NTFS format used by Windows XP. Is this the problem? Is there any =3D
>way to=3D20
>>get a DOS boot disk and JAWS for DOS to access files on an NTFS system?
>>
>>Alan


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