Microsoft KB Archive/108015

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MS-DOS 6.0 and 6.2 Setup Move EDIT.BAT to OLD_DOS.1

Article ID: 108015

Article Last Modified on 10/13/2003


  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition

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If you have an EDIT.BAT file in your DOS directory when you install MS-DOS 6 Upgrade or MS-DOS 6.2 Upgrade, Setup moves EDIT.BAT to the OLD_DOS.1 directory.

NOTE: This problem does not occur with MS-DOS 6.2 Step-Up.


To work around this problem, copy EDIT.BAT from your OLD_DOS.1 directory to your DOS directory. For example, type copy c:\old_dos.1\edit.bat c:\dos at the MS-DOS command prompt and then press ENTER.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in MS-DOS 6 Upgrade and MS-DOS 6.2 Upgrade Setup. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

Additional query words: 6.20 stepup

Keywords: KB108015