Here is what Scott says. David Parkhurst (dlpark@xxxxxxxx) U.S. Geological Survey Box 25046, MS 413 Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225 Project web page: https://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/projects/GWC_coupled ----- Forwarded by David L Parkhurst/WRD/USGS/DOI on 03/05/03 03:04 PM ----- Scott R Charlton To: David L Parkhurst/WRD/USGS/DOI 03/05/03 02:46 PM cc: Subject: netpath and ansi.sys David, Here is how to run Netpath without modifying the %SystemRoot%\system32\config.nt file. ================================================ Creating a shortcut to run netpath in Windows NT ================================================ Copy current config.nt to bin directory as config.netpath cd c:\wrdapp\netpath2.13\bin copy %SystemRoot%\system32\config.nt config.netpath Edit config.netpath and add the following line to the end of the file: device=%SystemRoot%\system32\ansi.sys Open the Windows NT Explorer. XP -- Start->All Programs->Accessories->Windows Explorer 2000 -- Start->Programs->Accessories->Windows Explorer Locate the Netpath bin directory on the right hand side. Create shortcut by right-clicking in the Windows NT Explorer in the bin directory and selecting the New->Shortcut In the text box type the following: %SystemRoot%\system32\command.com and press the next button. In the text box type the following: Netpath and press the finish button. Right click the shortcut you just created and select properties. Select the Program tab and press the Windows NT... button. In 2000/XP the button is "Advanced..." instead of "Windows NT..." Enter the filename you created earlier into the Config filename: box (ie c:\wrdapp\netpath2.13\bin\config.netpath) and press the Ok button. Change the Working: text to contain the bin directory (ie c:\wrdapp\netpath2.13\bin) Close the Netpath Properties sheet by pressing the OK button. Double-click on the shortcut to start running Netpath.
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