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Microsoft KB Archive/104994

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DBLSPACE /UNCOMPRESS Points to Zero-Byte DBLSPACE.LOG File

Article ID: 104994

Article Last Modified on 11/21/1999



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q104994

SYMPTOMS

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 have duplicate files or directories on your compressed drive and host drive, you receive a message instructing you to read a DBLSPACE.LOG file when you attempt to uncompress a drive. The DBLSPACE.LOG file may be a zero-byte file.

CAUSE

If the host drive has zero bytes free, the DBLSPACE.LOG file is created as a zero-byte file when DoubleSpace tries to write the DBLSPACE.LOG file.

NOTE: If the host drive is write protected, the DBLSPACE.LOG file cannot be created.

RESOLUTION

To work around this problem:

  • Run DoubleSpace, decrease the size of the DoubleSpace-compressed drive, and then run DBLSPACE /UNCOMPRESS. -or-


  • Free up some space on the host drive by moving files to another drive and then running DBLSPACE /UNCOMPRESS.



Additional query words: 6.20 double space

Keywords: KB104994