Restore MSDOS v4.0 files

I have some 3.5" floppies that I backed up with important archive data using the MS-DOS Backup command. I believe at that time (1992) I was using DOS 4.0.
 
I now need to restore my data but do not have access to DOS 4.0 any more.
 
How can I go about it ?
 
I have access to DOS 6.22, Win 3.1, Win95 and Win98
 
Thanks in advance
GuruPepsiAsked:
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Davy070599Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

It isn't possible to specify a different folder then the one you made the backup from.  Read the Restore.txt file.  It explains why.
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arnondCommented:
Why not try to use the advanced DOS version of backup. They are usually back-compatible.

Arnon David.
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GuruPepsiAuthor Commented:
Tried DOS 6.22

Did not work
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Davy070599Commented:
Hi,

Download this tool and try it out.  I've been able to restore backup's (made with dos 5) on a windows 95 machine with this utility.
I think it will work for you.

http://shareware.cnet.com/shareware/0-13628-500-1253001.html?tag=st.sw.16167_501_1.lst.titledetail

It's called restor61.zip.

Byeee...
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GuruPepsiAuthor Commented:
Thanks Davy

The description looks like it is just what I want. I'll try it out and let you know how I made out.

Regards
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GuruPepsiAuthor Commented:
Davy

Thank Youuuuuuuuuuu

It worked.

Only thing I could not get the utility to do was to restore files from the backup to a folder of my choice. It would only restore to the root folder on C drive (or D drive)

Maybe you know how to do it.

Regards
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KangaRooCommented:
Create a new directory where you want the stuff. Then use subst (subst /? for help) from the dos prompt

  subst e: c:\mytempdir

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GuruPepsiAuthor Commented:
Thank you. Your suggestions helped me resolvemy problem and I managed to retrieve some very critical files.

Regards
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