From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: WAY OT - Where do I ask a MS SW Question
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 21:59:57 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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Rich Grise wrote:
> email@example.com (The little lost angel) wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> > On 23 Oct 2002 14:22:11 -0700, email@example.com (Rich Grise)
> > wrote:
> > >I got a response on another NG from Little Lost Angel, suggesting that
> > >I try to reconstitute the spanned winzip file on the same comp. that
> > >I d/l'd it on and zipped it with spanning - that hasn't worked either.
> > ?? So you're saying that
> > 1) You zipped the psp file with spanning on Comp A
> > 2) You unzip the PSP file to a new folder on Comp A
> > 3) Running the PSP file on Comp A produces error.
> > This would indicate a problem with the PC, possibly data corruption,
> > bad RAM or something.
> > There is one other way to do this, email the file to yourself or get a
> > pair of cheap ISA NIC for like $10?
> Actually, in this case, I suspect the span function of WinZip - the
> comp. works fine otherwise. And it didn't get an error on trying to
> execute it - WinZip itself gave me the error.
> I'm about to use DEBUG to break the sucker up.
> And of course, the reason I need to go to such great lengths is that
> the comp. I use on the job isn't on the net. It isn't even on the
> network. They've essentially got me working at a crippled computer.
> Maybe somebody can point me to a perl or gwbasic or qbasic or something
> where I could just break the file up by hand, so to speak, and
> put it back together by using, at the command prompt (fucking
> Micro$quat has dropped DOS) copy /b file part1+part2+part3...
> Thanks all!
Do your computers support "DCC", or Direct Cable Connection? It is
part of the newer Windows versions, at least to Win ME. You connect a
cable between the printer or serial ports and the software allows you to
access the drives of the other computer in a server / user
configuration. I have even used it to replace the operating system on a
completely trashed system, after reformatting the damaged hard drive.
Michael A. Terrell