BTRIEVE Versions 5.1 and Later Compatible with MS-DOS 5.x/6.x (77778)

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

This article was previously published under Q77778


Novell has confirmed that BTRIEVE.EXE versions earlier than 5.1 are not compatible with MS-DOS 5.x. 6.x, or 6.2. Incompatible versions of BTRIEVE.EXE may cause an MS-DOS 5.0 system to stop responding (hang or lock up) when you try to run the utility. Incompatible versions of BTRIEVE.EXE may cause an MS-DOS 6.x system to stop responding upon exiting BTRIEVE.EXE.


The Novell utility BTRIEVE.EXE is a self-contained executable program that performs as a record management system. For more information on the Novell BTRIEVE utility, query on the following in the Microsoft Knowledge Base or contact Novell technical support:


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Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 9/30/2003
Keywords: KB77778