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CONFIG.SYS ERROR MESSAGE

Posted on 2000-04-10
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When I boot up I get the following message:
    The following file has been corrupted or is missing.
    C:PROGRA~1\NORTON~3\BIOSFIX.SYS
Then I see:
    There is an error on your CONFIG.SYS
FILE LINE ONE.
I went to System Configuration Utility and saw this line in the window...
DEVICEHIGH=C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~3\BIOSFIX.SYS +R +T

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Question by:GRIZZLEY92
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by:Mindbender
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Did you uninstall any Norton utilities?? To get rid of those messages you can put 'rem' in front of the line or just delete it. Then reinstall any Norton utilities you had on the system.
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by:Mindbender
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Of course, you should check whether the files is there too :)
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stpoole earned 225 total points
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This line was put there by Nortons 2000 and is used to make your BIOS, Y2K compliant.

It looks like the file "biosfix.sys" has been deleted or moved.
You should reinstall Nortons 2000.
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by:GRIZZLEY92
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The comments from MINDBENDER were very helpful and much appreciated.
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