How can I prevent converting "Petz 3.exe" to "PETZ3~1.EXE" under compat. mode

Discussion in 'Windows XP Customization' started by Slinkavitch, Jul 9, 2003.

  1. Slinkavitch

    Slinkavitch Guest

    In Windows XP, when I run "Petz 3.exe" under
    compatibility mode for Windows98/ME, it changes the
    filename to "PETZ3~1.EXE", and the program doesnt work
    unless it is named exactly "Petz 3.exe". How can I
    prevent it from changing the filename?
     
    Slinkavitch, Jul 9, 2003
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  2. "Slinkavitch" <> wrote in message
    news:0dbf01c34661$b4f6efc0$...
    > In Windows XP, when I run "Petz 3.exe" under
    > compatibility mode for Windows98/ME, it changes the
    > filename to "PETZ3~1.EXE", and the program doesnt work
    > unless it is named exactly "Petz 3.exe". How can I
    > prevent it from changing the filename?


    Spaces in filenames and "compatibility mode" are mutually exclusive. You
    can't have ol' DOS suddenly become able to handle spaces.
     
    Homer J. Simpson, Jul 10, 2003
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