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Aha! Share was a *red herring* ! Hunt over !!! (Miscellaneous)

posted by Ninho(R) E-mail, 15.12.2009, 10:32
(edited by Ninho on 15.12.2009, 11:34)

> Installing SHARE.EXE is legitimate under MS-DOS 7.00 and might work with a
> specially written FAT32 SHARE.EXE under MS-DOS 7.10+.

FIXWRAP is executed as a DEVICE= driver installation. The user may well INSTALL=SHARE.EXE if s/he likes, we couldn't care less !!!

So evident, we must have been blind.

>> OK, that leaves us with method 2.
> I'd say you should try working with method 3; MS-DOS 7.00 probably stores
> the code segment somewhere around there as did earlier and later versions.
> Method 2 might not be reliable especially with MS-DOS 7.00 due to SHARE.EXE
> being provided by Microsoft there.

See now, method 2 it is :-)
What's more, there never was a method 3 :-( Much to my confusion I must admit, the DOS CODE segment never was recorded at 70:3, but the DATA Seg. A strange case of hallucination (or just fatigue).

Great brain-storming session, CM !



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