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  • Error to printer using alpha4 V4

    I am receiving errors when using the DOS software. I have tried both a HP 895cxi and a HP 930c. The error is "error writing ti the printer. Check your printer and the printer driver. I have moved the softwar to another system, same result. Need help. Thanks Connie

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    RE: Error to printer using alpha4 V4

    addedum to original message... I am using alpha V4 through a windows 98 platform. I have an icon set up with XMS as 8192 and HMA checked. Also the MSDOS protected is at 8192.
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      RE: Error to printer using alpha4 V4

      Did A4 work with these printers before? Are the printers DOS compatable?

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        RE: Error to printer using alpha4 V4

        One of my customers was having a similar problem. She uninstalled her McAffee virus program and the problem went away.
        Alpha Anywhere v3.5
        Version 12.3, Build 2999
        MySql56 & DBF's

        Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

        Ron Anusiewicz

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          RE: Error to printer using alpha4 V4

          Thanks you Ron. I currently have Norton on but will pull it to see if there is a conflict.

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            RE: Error to printer using alpha4 V4

            Sue,
            The printer was working on one of the systems that I tried the Aplpha 4 on using W98. When I moved it to another like system it began thowing the errors. (approx every 57 lines).

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