Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> I am more than somewhat perplexed as to why the NUL device should be a
>> security risk ... what are they thinking??
> Frankly, I don't believe it; even Microsoft can't be that stupid.
> And I can't find any suggestion that they've done this in a google
> search.  I think the OP is misdiagnosing his problem.
An older message suggests that a service pack induced this problem, per
MS. I just tried it as non-admin on a W2K3 machine with recent hotfixes,
and the command "dir >nul" _did_ work for me.
Though neglected, it still sounds like a virus scanner issue to me.


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