Autoback TSR Creates Erroneous Path Statement (111460)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q111460
If you are using the Autoback program from Colorado Memory Systems, typing
Path or Set at the MS-DOS command prompt yields the path statement
"path=c:\dos" even if a path statement that lists several directories
exists in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
If the Autoback tape backup scheduling terminate-and-stay-resident (TSR)
program loads before other commands in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file, those
commands are not processed correctly. For example, if the Autoback TSR
program loads before the PATH command, the PATH command is not processed.
To avoid having your path rewritten as c:\dos, load Autoback as the very
last line in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
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