Need help with 'Cannot find setup.exe Windows needs this file to

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Sat Nov 7 14:53:08 GMT 1998


On Fri, 6 Nov 1998 03:28:19 +1100, Wayne_Johnson at wrote:

>I am getting this error when I try to execute a WIN32 program from a Samba
>file system.
>The file had been on a CDRom, I copied it to the Samba file system and
>tried to run it there but I get this error.  The program runs fine from the

Is it possible you copied the files to a part of the tree where not all path 
elements fullfill the DOS 8.3 convention?

Often SETUP.EXE is a 16bit application and does not understand "long" pathnames. 
Move the whole installation path to something like X:\SHORT and retry.

Hasta la vista,

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