Re: Update to MS-DOS 8.0

Re: Update to MS-DOS 8.0


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Posted by TomD on May 13, 2001 at 19:15:48:

In Reply to: Re: Update to MS-DOS 8.0 posted by Me on March 23, 2001 at 16:51:32:

It is not a virus.
There is a DOS 8. running, underlying Windows ME.
You get this error message when you have put a Win ME driver on a Win 98 machine, especially for something like a mouse driver. That driver is what is looking for DOS 8.0. I'll bet that the last time you were running you might have moved, or updated some driver or somthing like a .vxd or .dll onto your Win 98 setup. Copy your old driver back using DOS.


: There is no DOS 8. Sounds like a virus.

: : Help Please

: : When rebooting I got a message (Cannot run windows with the installed version of MS-DOS. Upgrade to MS-DOS 8.0) Anybody please advise.

: : Thanks





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