Microsoft KB Archive/103531
Article ID: 103531
Article Last Modified on 11/18/1999
- Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
- Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q103531
This information applies to both Microsoft DoubleSpace and Microsoft DriveSpace. For MS-DOS 6.22, use DRVSPACE in place of DBLSPACE for commands and filenames.
When you try to compress or uncompress a disk with DoubleSpace, you may receive the following error message when the actual problem is low memory:
ScanDisk returns exit code 2 (insufficient memory) when it runs out of memory during the system checks. However, when DoubleSpace receives exit code 2 from ScanDisk, it returns the error message noted above. When you run ScanDisk with the command line from the error message, ScanDisk correctly displays one of the following error messages.
If there is not enough space to analyze a Doublespace-compressed drive:
If there is not enough memory to analyze a uncompressed or host drive:
To work around this problem, increase your available conventional memory. For more information, see Chapter 6, "Making More Memory Available" in the "User's Guide."
Additional query words: 6.20