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We've added a 2nd hard disk and it will only save as 8.3 dos filenames.  Does anyone know why
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repartition and reformat the drive from _whithin_ Win95 (ie, run fdisk from a command window)
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We have tried Fdisk and formatted it through WIN95 and still get the problem
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is the IDE controller using "compability mode" or something equally wierd?
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