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  • ALPHA4 in windows 98

    I amtrying to run alpha4v4 in windows 98 and I keep getting
    the out of file handles Error
    I made the sugessted changes in the memory tab.
    will the fix for windows me work for windows 95?
    Stu Messinger

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    RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98


    Edit the 'config.sys' and include this line


    Save it and re-boot ---- everything will be just fine.



    • #3
      RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

      I am running Alpha4v6.2 with windows 98 second edition. I have set buffers = 50 and files = 255. I am still getting "no more handles" messages when I try to open my sets. What can I do?


      • #4
        RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

        Under memory, set the folowing parameters
        set total:auto
        set initial:auto
        check the "use hma" box
        set msdos:8192

        I have files = 250

        Stu Messinger


        • #5
          RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

          Thanks I'll give it a try.

          Nancy Berkowitz


          • #6
            RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

            I did that and I still get "no more handles". Does anyone have any suggestions?

            Nancy Berkowitz


            • #7
              RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

              What ken says is absolutely right, although you may have to create config.sys if it's not there. It will reside in the root of C: and contain only one line like Ken says.



              • #8
                RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

                Thanks, that did it! I missed that config.sys file.

                Nancy Berkowitz


                • #9
                  RE: ALPHA4 in windows 98

                  Funny thing

                  255 handles wont always work, but 99 will

                  Been in 98 for a long time with a4v6

                  Dave Mason
                  Skype is dave.mason46