No Warning If Setup Fails to Modify Your SYSTEM.INI File (96627)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0

This article was previously published under Q96627


When you run Setup with the /E parameter, if Setup cannot modify your SYSTEM.INI file because it cannot find the [386Enh] section header, it does not display any warning or error message.

If the SYSTEM.INI file is not updated with the line DEVICE=C:\DOS\VFINTD.386, you receive the following error message when you start Microsoft Backup for Windows:

Microsoft Backup is not properly installed on this system.


To work around this problem, open your SYSTEM.INI file and add the following line to the [386Enh] section:


Microsoft Backup for Windows should function correctly after you restart Windows.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/23/1999
Keywords: KB96627