Trouble copying files from DOS to XP machine

From: Jim Leonard <>
Date: Sun Feb 20 11:03:20 2005

Thanks very much, but the link you provided doesn't work...

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2005, Jim Leonard wrote:
>>Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
>>>I've got a DOS 6.22 machine with Microsoft Network Client installed so I
>>>can mount volumes on my XP machine. All works fairly well. The problem
>>>is when I try to copy lots of files to the XP machine. The DOS system
>>>invariably hangs and I have to reboot.
>>I had no idea software like this existed! Where can I found out more
>>(where to get the software and get it configured)? Up until now I've
>>just been FTP'ing files back and forth using old 3com cards and packet
>>drivers. The abliity to mount a drive would be fantastic.
> Hi Jim.
> Yeah, it rocks. It's very nice to be able to attach your old DOS machines
> to your ethernet.
> I zipped my MSNC directory and put it here:
> Download it, make a directory called MSNC (or whatever) and unzip it. Run
> the SETUP.EXE program to configure your network adaptor, protocols, etc.
> You can do MS TCP/IP, NETBEUI, Netware, etc.
> The setup program might need some explanation as it's non-intuitive. You
> can tab between displayed windows using the TAB key. Select the item you
> want to configure (using arrow keys) then tab back to action menu and
> select what you want to do (i.e. configure). This hopefully makes sense
> when you run the program. If not, e-mail me and I'll be glad to help.
> As you may have read, I had problems with my particular configuration
> using the 3COM 3C509B cards. I recall having this problem before. It
> might just be something weird with the 486 PC I'm using, though I didn't
> want to delve too deeply into it. I'm glad I didn't have to take the time
> to figure out why it doesn't work, but then it might be one of those
> things that are just un-figure-out-able. Who cares, it works now. Just
> beware if you are using 3COM Etherlink III cards. And if you do use them
> and get yours working fine, please let me know. Generic NE2000 works
> really well.
> Have fun!
> P.S. I also put the 3COM 3C5X9 adaptor configuration utility
> (3C5X9CFG.EXE) in the same directory as above. You can also download this
> stuff from 3Com's website, which is found inside the complete driver suite
> you download that has drivers for all operating systems.

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