Fastback Plus 5.14 and Earlier Incompatible with MS-DOS 5.0 (76644)

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

This article was previously published under Q76644


According to Fifth Generation Systems, Fastback Plus versions 5.14 and earlier are not compatible with MS-DOS version 5.0 and later when running on a 80386 computer. They also state that all versions of Fastback are fully compatible with non-386 machines.

NOTE: Fastback Plus and Fastback are separate products.


According to Fifth Generation Systems, they will be releasing an updated version of Fastback Plus that is capable of reading backup files from earlier Fastback Plus versions. However, it will not be capable of restoring or accessing Fastback files. The new version of Fastback Plus is supposed to be fully compatible with MS-DOS 5.0.

The product included here, Fastback, is manufactured by vendors independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 9/30/2003
Keywords: KB76644