Microsoft KB Archive/49857
The information in this article applies to:
When running Paintbrush for the first time, you may get one of the following messages:
This happens when the TMP variable is set incorrectly. You need not have a TMP variable, but if you do, certain actions will take less time such as cutting and pasting. To set up a TMP variable, add the following line to your AUTOEXEC.BAT file
where the path C:\TMP points to an existing temporary directory. You can also set the environment by typing the above line at the DOS command line.
Please note the lack of spaces between the drive designator and path.
Last Reviewed: October 28, 1999