RESTORE /D Returns 'Restore File Sequence Error' Message (75392)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0a
• 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 Q75392
When the "RESTORE A: C:\*.* /S /D" command is performed and it reaches a
file that is divided between two of the backup disks, the following message
The RESTORE command then terminates.
Note: The same error occurs if the RESTORE command is used without using
the asterisk (*) as a wildcard.
If the "RESTORE A: C:\*.<extension> /S /D" command is performed and a file
with the <extension> is not split between disks, it correctly displays a
list of <extension> files on the backup disks.
If "RESTORE A: C:\*.* /S" is performed, it correctly restores ALL of
the files from the backup disks, regardless of whether or not any
files are divided over more than one disk.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in MS-DOS version 5.0. We
are researching this problem and will post new information here as it
When prompted for the second disk, leave the first disk in and press ENTER.
An error message is displayed stating that the disks are out of order.
After the error message is displayed, remove the first disk and insert the
second disk. Press ENTER to continue the process.
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