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Re: "Out of environment space" error

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From: Michael Hirmke <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, March 04, 1999 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: "Out of environment space" error

>Suhaib M. Siddiqi [Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com] wrote:
>>and Dos and possibley Linux.  According this document, it is suggested
>>each operating system must reside on its own partition.  This document
>This is mainly because of the "<drive>:\Program Files" directory, which is
>used by both '95 and NT. If they are on the same partition, they use the
>same directory for program files and programs with different versions
>for '95 and NT may run into trouble.

Thanks for explaination.  Yes that is one of the reason, I wa aware of it,
among few other reasons.

Thanks Michael.


>And yes, you *really* should avoid installing them on the same
>partition, because of that problem.
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