Modifying the [Paths] Section of MSDOS.SYS

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Modifying the [Paths] Section of MSDOS.SYS (Windows 9x)
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The [Paths] section lists the locations for other Windows 95 files (such as the registry) and can be modified if files are moved.
The [Paths] section can contain the following settings:
HostWinBootDrv=
Default: C
Purpose: Specifies the location for the root of the boot drive.

UninstallDir=
Default: C
Purpose: Specifies the location of the W95undo.dat and W95undo.ini files. These files are necessary to uninstall Windows 95.
NOTE: This setting is present only if you back up your system files when you are prompted during Windows 95 Setup.

WinBootDir=
Default: Directory specified during Setup (for example, C:\WINDOWS)
Purpose: Lists the location of the necessary files for booting.

WinDir=
Default: Directory specified during Setup (for example, C:\WINDOWS)
Purpose: Lists the location of the Windows 95 directory specified during Setup.


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