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Microsoft KB Archive/107818

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MWAV Err Msg: MWAVABSI.DLL ERROR Subdirectory Tree Is Full

PSS ID Number: 107818

Article Last Modified on 10/10/2003



The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
  • Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2



This article was previously published under Q107818

SYMPTOMS

When you run Microsoft Anti-Virus for Windows (MWAV.EXE), you may receive the following error message:

MWAVABSI.DLL Error
Subdirectory tree is full

CAUSE

This error occurs if the directory structure of the drive being scanned is corrupted.

WORKAROUND

If you are using MS-DOS 6.2, use ScanDisk to determine the problem and then correct it.

If you are using MS-DOS 6.0, use a surface scan utility, such as Symantec's Norton Utilities Norton Disk Doctor (NDD.EXE) or Central Point Software's DiskFix to correct this problem, or upgrade to MS-DOS 6.2 and use ScanDisk.


Additional query words: 6.00 6.20 MWAV

Keywords: KB107818
Technology: kbMSDOS600 kbMSDOS620 kbMSDOSSearch