MS-DOS 5 README.TXT: Making Your Network Compatible (72168)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0

This article was previously published under Q72168


The following information is taken from the Microsoft MS-DOS 5 README.TXT file. This is the packaged product of MS-DOS version 5.0 that is licensed to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).



7.1 MS-DOS Shell and Networks

Most network software won't work correctly if you start it from a MS-DOS Shell command prompt. Start your network before starting MS-DOS Shell.

7.2 AT&T StarGROUP

If your AT&T StarGROUP version does not support MS-DOS 5.0, contact your AT&T representative or the AT&T National Systems Support Hotline for information about required modifications or upgrades.

7.3 PC-NFS 3.0

If you use PC-NFS 3.0 with MS-DOS Shell, MS-DOS Shell may display more drives than you have currently enabled. To prevent this, use the PC-NFS /d switch to specify the number of drives you are using. For more information, see your PC-NFS documentation.

If you can't use the COPY or XCOPY command on PC-NFS 3.01, contact your vendor to get an updated version of the PCNFS.SYS device driver.

7.4 TOPS Network

If your system is a TOPS workstation, the MS-DOS Shell MOVE command may not work.

Don't use the LOADHIGH command with a TOPS network.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 2/1/2002
Keywords: KB72168