Q35534: Why the Editor Cannot Find or Load TOOLS.INI
Article: Q35534 Product(s): See article Version(s): 1.00 | 1.00 Operating System(s): MS-DOS | OS/2 Keyword(s): ENDUSER | appnote | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 6-JAN-1989 The following information is taken from an application note called "Microsoft Editor Questions and Answers." The application note also is available from Microsoft Product Support Services by calling (206) 454-2030. Why the Editor Can't Find or Load the TOOLS.INI File There are several reasons this problem may occur. First of all, you may have never created a TOOLS.INI file. If TOOLS.INI is not in the working directory, the INIT environment variable must specify the directory that contains this file. Within the TOOLS.INI file, there must be a tag that has the same name as the editor (M.EXE), as follows: [m] If you have renamed the editor you also must rename the tag. Entries concerning the editor then would follow after this tag. Under DOS Versions 2.x, the Microsoft Editor looks for a [c] tag rather an [m] tag or whatever you have renamed M.EXE to.
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