How to execute a DOS program running on another Windows networked



DaveW
07-10-2005, 02:51 AM
Under 9X, we could access a DOS progam on the server by adding a SUBST
command to autoexec.

How do we do this under Windows XP?

Server: Something.com & shared data - started with a shortcut

Client: Want to execute the something.com on the server.

Thanks for any advice - dave

Mr. Desktop
07-10-2005, 02:51 AM
If your problem is that the dos program doesn't understanding UNC paths, use
the following format

pushd \\server\share\ApplicationDir

This will map drive letter and take you to the directory where you will be
able to run your dos application.

Once done, use popd x: where X: = assigned drive letter


Hope this helps

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Handle with care


"DaveW" wrote:

> Under 9X, we could access a DOS progam on the server by adding a SUBST
> command to autoexec.
>
> How do we do this under Windows XP?
>
> Server: Something.com & shared data - started with a shortcut
>
> Client: Want to execute the something.com on the server.
>
> Thanks for any advice - dave
>
>


How to execute a DOS program running on another Windows networked