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Re: New to group! One or two questions

Posted By: Dan LeGate <>
Date: Wednesday, 13 January 1999, at 10:51 p.m.

In Response To: Re: New to group! One or two questions (Mike)

> What I mean by a dos prompt has been mentioned before - a pure
> floppy booted promt.

Oh yes, you're right. Mathias responded (see link below) that this is indeed the case - when booting to DOS only, you can only see short filenames. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

> I often get customers who screw up windows big time and haven't
> backed up any data so I need to copy certain files to disk before
> a format, but when you get
> filenames such as address~1.doc upto address~9.doc etc ,it
> makes it hard to find out which is which

Yeah, it sure would be nice... hopefully they will be able to do this someday, as is suggested they're working on in Mathias' response.

> (if I can get into windows
> I don't realy need Ztree)

Doesn't EVERYONE *need* Ztree??? :-P

Dan ;)

>Mathias' responses

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