MS-DOS Upgrade May Not Find AUTOEXEC.BAT If You Use 4DOS (99746)

The information in this article applies to:
    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 Q99746


If you are using 4DOS as your command interpreter and your AUTOEXEC.BAT file is not in the root directory, MS-DOS 6 or 6.2 Upgrade Setup cannot find AUTOEXEC.BAT. Setup can find your AUTOEXEC.BAT file only if it is located in your root directory.


To work around this problem, move your AUTOEXEC.BAT file to the root directory before you install MS-DOS 6 Upgrade. If you have already upgraded to MS-DOS 6, edit the AUTOEXEC.BAT file (created by Setup) in the root directory and add the information from your old AUTOEXEC.BAT file.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/21/1999
Keywords: KB99746