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how to use Devcon utility

by veshno / February 5, 2004 4:51 PM PST

Downloaded the Devcon utility on a pc with winxp home edition. Running of the downloaded file extracted three files in the Temp folder---- Two folders and a text file. Each folder has further devcon exe in it. Clicking on any of the exe gives a dos window for a fraction of a second. So was not in a position to use this utility. Please guide how this is to be used.

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NT - See the paragraph 'Using DevCon' in the reference provided.
by Cursorcowboy / February 5, 2004 8:49 PM PST


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The reference please?
by veshno / February 5, 2004 9:18 PM PST

I do not see any reference that has been provided. If reference is to the thread on "error message" ---- there also I do not find any reference please.

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Re:The reference please?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 5, 2004 11:09 PM PST
In reply to: The reference please?


As mentioned earlier, Devcon is a "command line" utility, and is something you'll need to do some research on. Most of the command switches are actually listed on the page where you downloaded the utility. Here's that link which was provided by Cursorcowboy earlier:


Hope this helps.


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Re:Re:The reference please?
by veshno / February 6, 2004 2:54 AM PST

Thanks for your guidance.

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Self support.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2004 10:14 PM PST
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Re:Self support.
by veshno / February 6, 2004 2:40 AM PST
In reply to: Self support.

You are 101% right sir!

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by shubham3001 / November 27, 2009 10:26 PM PST

devcon should be placed in sys32 folder to work out correctly!!

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Hopefully You Know You've Answered A Five Year Old Thread?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 29, 2009 9:20 AM PST
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I doubt the original poster will receive any benefit from your suggestion.

When doing a random search about a topic, it's usually a good idea to check the date of the thread.....

Hope this helps.


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