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  • alphav4 on windows 98

    I tried installing alpha4v4 onto my new computer with windows98
    I keep getting out of memory errors.
    Also I got "no files found" error even though my a4.bat file seems to have the right paths.
    I am not talented enough to rewrite my application in alpha5 so I need to be able to continue using alpha4.
    Any suggestions?
    Stu Messinger

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    RE: alphav4 on windows 98

    Hi Stuart
    Have you changed your Config.sys file and added

    Files=150

    If you have changed it and it still errors, post back.

    Mick

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    • #3
      RE: alphav4 on windows 98

      Rick
      My files are set at
      dos=high,umb
      files=200
      buffers=40,0

      this works in window 95
      STU

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      • #4
        RE: alphav4 on windows 98

        Stu,

        You don't mention how much memory you are running. There is a problem
        if you are running more than 64 MB. I remember the problem if not the solution]
        Do a search on 128 MB on the board if this applies to you.

        Dan

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        • #5
          RE: alphav4 on windows 98

          thanks.
          The computer has 64k of ram.
          stu

          Daniel B. Murray wrote:
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          Stu,

          You don't mention how much memory you are running. There is a problem
          if you are running more than 64 MB. I remember the problem if not the solution]
          Do a search on 128 MB on the board if this applies to you.

          Dan

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          • #6
            RE: alphav4 on windows 98

            Stu,

            I'm assuming you're using an Icon to start up Alpha and you are running it in Windows. Bring up the properties for your alpha program, select the memory tab.

            Set Total: Auto
            Set Initial: Auto
            XMS: 8192
            Check the "Use HMA" box
            Set MSDOS Protected: 8192

            Ron
            Alpha Anywhere v3.5
            Version 12.3, Build 2999
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            Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

            Ron Anusiewicz

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            • #7
              RE: alphav4 on windows 98

              ron
              It worked.
              Thank you very much!

              Ronald Anusiewicz wrote:
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              Stu,

              I'm assuming you're using an Icon to start up Alpha and you are running it in Windows. Bring up the properties for your alpha program, select the memory tab.

              Set Total: Auto
              Set Initial: Auto
              XMS: 8192
              Check the "Use HMA" box
              Set MSDOS Protected: 8192

              Ron

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