STAC Electronics of Carlsbad, California, has released a disk
compression utility that creates logical drives and makes exact copies
of the old drives in them, except that everything except MSDOS.SYS,
IO.SYS, COMMAND.COM, CONFIG.SYS, and AUTOEXEC.BAT are compressed to
It is possible for the "Stacker volume" (the logical drive that
contains the compressed files) to be marked as "read only". If this is
the case, there is no standard way from within MS-DOS to delete the
To see if the Stacker volume has been marked as "read only," reboot
the computer and look for the message:
Volume Damage Read Only Write Protect
Press any key to continue...
If this message appears, call STAC Electronics Technical Support at
(619) 431-6712. International customers should call (619) 431-7474.
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