Win98 CD-ROM path workaround
Stephen Van Esch
vanesch at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 21 07:30:16 CST 2005
Is there a simple workaround for Win98 breaking
relative paths on CD-ROMS unless the executable is in
To recap: Win98 won't load CD-ROM media if the
executable is located at the root level. The
executable and media must be in a subfolder on the CD.
This workaround is not necessary for OSX, Classic, or
Ideally, I'd like to put a shortcut to the executable
at the root level but Windows hardwires the shortcut
to the device letter which may be different on
different machines. Autorun.inf probably won't work
because it's disabled in XP (as far as I know).
Any help with this would be appreciated.
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