Setup May Give Disk Errors with Plus Passport Hard Drive (77269)
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 Q77269
If your system has a Plus Development Passport hard drive as the second
physical hard drive, the MS-DOS 5.0 and later Setup program may stop
responding (hang) or give disk errors when setup is 99 percent complete.
According to Plus technical support, to successfully install MS-DOS, you
must remove the Passport driver (PLUSDRV.SYS) from CONFIG.SYS, reboot the
system, then run the MS-DOS Setup program. This makes the Passport drive
invisible to Setup. After Setup is complete, place PLUSDRV.SYS back in the
NOTE: Because the Passport hard drive is removable, it is usually the
second hard drive.
For more information, contact Plus Development.
The Plus Development product included here are manufactured by a vendor
independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise,
regarding this product's performance or reliability.
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