BIOS Upgrade

Basil Hussain basil.hussain at
Tue Apr 30 05:33:01 CDT 2002


> >Running it on my Windows 2000 desktop here merely results in:
> >
> >Usage : OS2 /P <full path> /C <original CommandLine>
> >
> >It seems as though the floppy writer EXE is some kind of OS/2 executable!
> >But, I can't work out how to make it run with the OS/2 subsystem (the
> >OS2.EXE mentioned). It works flawlessly on Windows 95/98.
> (Vague memory stirs) Are you running it from a path with spaces, e.g.
> "C:\Documents and Settings\username\Desktop" ?
> If so, try copying the file to c:\temp and running from there. I had a
> very similar problem with BIOS updates for IBM ThinkPads.

Hey, you're right! Now, why didn't I think of trying that? But then, it's
not exactly obvious when Windows 2000 spits out an error message about the
OS/2 subsystem, is it?


Basil Hussain
Internet Developer, Kodak Weddings
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