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Re: Re:Information on Windows 98



Also use the program msconfig.exe {x:\windoz\system  or run} It has a
selective process where you can specify which files and/or which lines are
to be loaded in W98.
Les KD4SFD
-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Shorney <jshorn@binary.net>
To: amsat-bb@amsat.org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Friday, August 07, 1998 01:49 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re:Information on Windows 98


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>On Thu, 6 Aug 1998 08:34:53 -5, Bruce Paige wrote:
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>>you cannot
>>use a tape drive to put the data on the new drive until win98 is fully
>>running. otherwise you will loose all the long file names. ie...had i
>>booted with win98 disk and then used the regular short file name
>>tape back up, i would have been sunk when trying to access files
>>that had the long name.
>
>There is a little-known utility included with Windows to back up long
>filenames (LFNBK.EXE if memory serves...).  It can be used to preserve
>long filenames in 8.3 transfer scenarios.  Like most uSoft products, it
>doesn't always work right, but it's there....
>
>Also, look for a program called ERU on your Windows 95 CD.  Use it.
>Use it often.  It will save your...  er, sanity.  Why Microsoft doesn't
>tell people about this utility is beyond me.  I've confirmed that the
>Win95B version of ERU works with Win98, as they apparently didn't deem
>it necessary to include ERU with Win98....
>
>
>
>
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