ot: getting a "coff"

From: Ram Meenakshisundaram <RMeenaks_at_OLF.COM>
Date: Wed Dec 1 11:11:18 2004

Apparently coming from djgpp:



-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Hudson [mailto:ron.hudson_at_sbcglobal.net]
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 11:54 AM
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Subject: Re: ot: getting a "coff"

On Dec 1, 2004, at 8:34 AM, Bert Thomas wrote:

> Ron Hudson wrote:
>> Several of the programs I try to run on my "classic dos" machine give
>> the error message:
>> <filepath\filename>:not coff (check for viruses)
>> I don't yet have a virus scanner, but these files were downloaded
>> from trusted sources I don't think I have a virus. What is this error
>> message?
> http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/coff.html

Thanks, I saw that. It only defines COFF. No hints as to what I need to make
DOS 6.22 run the thing.

One of the instances I where I got this was I was trying "Seal" a GUI
written by the people who also put out freeDOS


And it says at the seal download site that it runs under other DOSses

> (Just googled, not from experience)

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