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How to Use the Scripts

I tested the code in this article on systems running Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 Server. To use the SelfLocatingCode.bat or 8.3Convertor.bat scripts in your environment, download the code from the Windows Scripting Solutions Web site. (Column widths in the publication force us to wrap code lines, which might cause code you copy from the article to run incorrectly.) Go to, enter InstantDoc ID 43996 in the InstantDoc ID box, then click the hotlink.

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