From: Bill Morrow (penzance_at_icanect.net)
Date: Sun Apr 11 1999 - 21:30:33 EDT
only win95 OSR2 or 2.5 will see fat32..
but you MUST buy a new system in order to have win95 OSR2 or 2.5..
so you are stuck with all the win95 OSR1 or original, bugs until you buy
a new system..
hmm.. there MUST be a good reason for this...
Andrew Webber wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Apr 1999 19:55:57 -0400, Andrew Webber wrote:
> >On Sun, 11 Apr 1999 17:31:12 -0500, Barry Marks wrote:
> >>A way around this is to go to a small computer
> >>store that will sell you an OEM version. A lot of
> >>them have them for sale for a fraction of the
> >>package in the larger stores.
> >As I had pointed out to me some months ago (and as I've since
> >discovered), one can use Partition Magic to change a partition from
> >FAT to FAT32.
> >If that's the only reason for getting OSR2, it might be cheaper
> >than Windows, even a break-the-license copy from a small shop.
> >My TP600 will not create a partition as FAT32 out of the box,
> >despite running OSR2. I tried when I first got it, and IBM support
> >told me it's because it's running IBM DOS 7 instead of DOS 6.22
> >(under the Windows, that is).
> Err, I meant to say that if you have the same OSR2 that I do, you
> might have trouble creating a FAT32 partition. I don't think an
> earlier Win95 would recognize a FAT32 partition created by
> Partition Magic (or am I wrong about that too? :)
> my local weather today: www.intellicast.com/weather/lgb
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