By: Nate Lieby
Abstract: This FAQ walks the user through installing Turbo C++ 3.0 when getting the error "Too Many Subdirectories," by creating a boot disk with the proper CD rom drivers, then installing from DOS.
-Create a boot disk:
open up control panel (under Start|Settings)
select add/remove programs
click on the create startup disk tab
insert a blank disk and click create disk (be
sure that you are enabling CD ROM support)
-Be sure that you have the Turbo Suite CD in your CD ROM drive before
-Restart your computer, leaving the boot disk you just created in the
Click Start|Shut Down
Choose Restart My Computer
-Choose to start your computer in dos mode with CD ROM support.
-From the DOS prompt, navigate to the TURBOC30 directory on the CD ROM
drive (it could be a different letter than usual, due to booting from a
type- E: (again, this could be a different
letter, depending on what letter your CD ROM was assigned)
type- CD TURBOC30
-The installation process should proceed from this point. If you
are encountering problems navigating to the correct directory, try to selecting
a different drive letter, and listen to your CD ROM drive to see if it
being accessed by the drive letter you've selected.
-When prompted for the source drive for the installation, type in the
drive letter you navigated to in order to get to your CD ROM to start the
-When prompted for the source path enter TURBOC30
-Highlight the directories option, and set the install drive
directories to your C drive
-Hit enter to confirm your entry. Make sure your other
directories have been correctly entered (i.e. they're all on your C
-Highlight Begin Installation and hit enter.
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