Problems with Microsolutions Compaticard Controllers (95347)

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

This article was previously published under Q95347


This article discusses the following two problems associated with Microsolutions Compaticard floppy drive controllers:
    Volume Serial Number Always 0000-0000 -and-

    Required Device Driver Versions


Volume Serial Number Always 0000-0000

If you format a floppy disk drive other than A or B, the volume serial number is always set to 0000-0000. According to Microsolutions, you can use DEBUG to correct this problem when using the following:
   Compaticard      Version
   Compaticard 1       1.27
   Compaticard 2       2.01
   Compaticard 4       2.02
To obtain more information about this solution or to obtain an updated driver, call Microsolutions technical support.

Required Device Driver Versions

The following error messages may be displayed if you are using an early version of a Compaticard device driver:

General Failure Reading Drive X


Invalid Media
The following device driver versions are required:
   Compaticard       Version         Driver Filename
   Compaticard 1        1.7          CCDRIVER.SYS
   Compaticard 2        2.01         CCDRIVER.SYS
   Compaticard 4        2.02         CC4DRV.SYS
Compaticard is manufactured by Microsolutions, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this products' performance or reliability.

To obtain a phone number for Microsolutions technical support, query on the following in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

PSS vendor phone list Microsolutions

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/23/1999
Keywords: KB95347