ScanDisk Incorrectly Displays "[" as a Drive Letter in Err Msg (124250)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q124250
ScanDisk displays the following error message:
The version of ScanDisk included with MS-DOS versions 6.2 and 6.22 does not
correctly report the drive letter designation of an unmounted drive when
attempting to make repairs on the drive if the drive has no free space.
ScanDisk instead reports the drive letter as an opening bracket ([). If the
drive is mounted, the drive letter is correctly stated in the error dialog
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in MS-DOS versions 6.2 and
6.22. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in
the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
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