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Windows 95 set up /Visual studio problem

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I am trying to load windows 95 ( upgradable version from windows 3.x).M/c is TI 486 90 Mhz with 2.1 GB HDD.( LBA mode)
Load sequence is
1. Loaded Dos
2. Loaded windows 3.1
3. Loaded wimdows 95( upgradable)
The problem, then is I am unable to access any of the Visual studio files from CD Drive. I had to abort installation of VC++.
 The error says unable to read long file names
Please help!
sasidhar
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Tim Holman earned 50 total points
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Sasdhulipala,
  The problem is that you are still using 16bit drivers for your CDROM - in AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS.
  Try renaming these files, rebooting, and let Windows 95 autodetect your CDROM and install the correct 32-bit support (which also enables long filenames, as opposed to the 8.3 format provided by 16 bit support).
  You may need to download your CDROM drivers from :

www.microsoft.com/hwtest

  ..if they're not included with the Win 95 CD.

Tim
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by:sasdhulipala
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mine is Sony 2x cdrom drive can U sugeest a site to get the
correct driver
thanks for the reply..
bye..
sasidhar
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