Running Lansmart with MS-DOS 5.0 (76998)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
This article was previously published under Q76998
Lansmart has confirmed that there are two requirements for
compatibility between Lansmart and MS-DOS 5.0:
• Lansmart version 3.0
• SHARE.EXE copied from the DOS subdirectory to the Lansmart
When installing MS-DOS 5 Upgrade after installing Lansmart, the
following error message may be displayed:
If you do get this error message, it can be resolved by copying the
file SHARE.EXE from the MS-DOS 5.0 directory to the Lansmart
Lansmart is a peer-to-peer network made by D-Link Datex Systems Inc.
If Lansmart is upgraded after the MS-DOS 5 Upgrade installation, the
SHARE.EXE file will be copied to the Lansmart subdirectory as part of
the upgrade procedure. The SHARE.EXE file in the Lansmart directory is
from the DOS version before the the MS-DOS Upgrade was installed.
SHARE.EXE is needed for file sharing in a network environment.
There are two releases of Lansmart 3.0. The first release, with file
dates of 7-12-91 or earlier, is not compatible with MS-DOS 5.0.
Lansmart made a silent release to resolve the compatibility problem.
The products included here are manufactured by vendors independent of
Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these
products' performance or reliability.
Lansmart: (714) 455-1688
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