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Windows 7: MS-DOS

05 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tahir shah View Post
I try every thing no help I have a dvd disk with some files on when take that file and dragthat PDF file to copy on Desk to it comes up saying invalid ms-dos function
My guess is the files on the DVD are corrupt or they weren't burned properly in the first place

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05 Dec 2010   #12

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tahir shah View Post
Hi Guys and Gals I am a moran when it comes to computers I got a dvd with some files when I try to open it tells me MS-DOS and nothing happens can any one help me how to take those files of the CD and install on my computer I have windows 7
It would help tremendously if you would give us the file extensions of the
files on the dvd.

You can print a directory of your dvd by going to the start/run/cmd
line and then

dir d:\*.* >dvdfiles.txt (assuming that D: is your dvd drive, change if it isn't)

this will create a file in your default directory called dvdfiles.txt
You can then use windows explorer to navigate to your directory and
double click the .txt file. It will come up in notepad and you then can
copy and paste them into a message letting us know what files and extensions
are on the disk.
As long as it is not a real long listing, if so then just copy some pertinant
parts to a message here.

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05 Dec 2010   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Oh I see you try to copy over PDF files while you get that error.

Well it could be a timing error. A combination of your virus scanner interfering with the copy process and a poorly burned Disc.
Try the following: shut down you Anti virus and try to copy the PDF again (Don't forget to turn your AV back on, once you're done) And scan those files manually afterwards just to be on the safe side

tahir, have you tried Sledges tip yet?

In my research this is coming out to be the winning suggestion, if that doesn't work extracting the files with Isobuster is the next option.
License models for IsoBuster and Freeware vs. Shareware policy

If all else fails can you get the DVD back to the DVD writer that it was burned on, to see if it can read it?
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