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Windows xp not support dosbase software

By tailorsr ·
I have 3 pc in my office. 2 pc have windows 98 &
one has windows xp. I have one dos base software
which is install in all 3 pc but when i save
data from windows xp installed pc then it is not
support to save data in windows 98 pc. can you
give me a solution ?

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by dmiles In reply to Windows xp not support do ...

Try this
Launch Notepad (or Wordpad) and on the screen it provides, type in


followed by pressing Enter (carriage return)

Then save this as file c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt.

On Notepad you may need to put the filename in quotes ? or it may save your @ECHO OFF as a file called Autoexec.nt.txt

If you do this and it still does not work, reopen autoexec.nt and add the following lines:

1h %SystemRoot%\system32\mscdexnt.exe
1h %SystemRoot%\system32\redir
1h %SystemRoot%\system32\dosx
SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 P330 T3

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Windows xp not support do ...

1. turn off firewall on all pc's (xp for sure) for a test.
2. create an local user account on all three pc's that belongs to the administrator's group. use that identical account to login to all pc's.
3. map a drive from the xp box to the 98 box. see if that will do it
4. your DOS app in XP compatibility mode (find the executable, right-click it, pick Compatibility Mode, try them all starting with oldest os)

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