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Old DOS program in WIN XP

HI! can somebody help me? I have an old dos data-processing program.After reinstalling windows it doesnt want to work.It is opening, but just after opening an other window in it, it writes error, I have to close it.
What I already did:
Copied config.nt and autoexec.nt in the folder where tde program is.I changed FILES=85. The autoexecnt now looks like:
@echo off
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\mscdexnt.exe
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\redir
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\dosx
SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 P330 T3

In Properties-Program-Advanced I rewrote the path.
The compatibility is on windows95.
All of the memory is on auto./????/
I dont know what else i have to change, this program worked me beforeI didnt reinstall win.
Thanks for your help.

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  • nveronika Sep 01, 2008

    Hi

    Ryan5443!I dont know will it help you, but my program is called ADAM Plus /w_adam/ for data processing and has about thousand years.. Irs written here in the instructions that it was made in FoxPro 2.6. It needs: PC386 or more, 4MB op.memory,MS DOS 5.0 or more, cca 15MB empty space on disk.Thats all what I found.



  • nveronika Sep 02, 2008

    oparatomas!
    I can´t find anything about my problem on thelink you gave me. Im sorry.
    Can anybody help me, please?


  • nveronika Sep 03, 2008

    HI Ryan5443,Ok, thanks,just send me that link, I will read it!



  • nveronika Sep 04, 2008

    Im afraid,I dont have that kind of "ADAM".
    It seems that mine adam is the name of the program, so dont bother with it.
    Shortly:
    I have an old, very simple DOS program/fox pro/.
    Lat time, when I reinstalled windows, it was enough to rewrite FILES=85 in config NT and it worked normally.
    Now I can open it,write my password, but then In a big red screen it writes: serious error, the system has to close - and it closes.
    So thats it.

  • nveronika Sep 04, 2008

    I think it has to be in connection with memory, but I already dont have idea where what to rewrite. It would be good if you could send a copy how exactly the config and autoxec has to look like.
    Please help if you can.Thanks.


  • Ryan Frame
    Ryan Frame May 11, 2010

    Although you want to have this program I am going to warn you that if you put any DOS program on the computer you can potentially completely damage the OS. So it is not recommended. But I need to know the exact name of the program m in order to help you.



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Well that information has told me that you should not install it on your computer, the reason being that it may effect windows and can case unreverseable damage. Sorry.

RCF

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    Ryan Frame Sep 03, 2008

    I found some more information and I have found that ADAM will NOT dangerously affect your system. I will send you a link. If you read that. That may help with your problem. If it dosen't tell me again exactly, with as much detail as you can, what your problem is. Okay?



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  • Ryan Frame
    Ryan Frame Sep 04, 2008

    Well that means that your system is on the verge of a major crash, which may damage many components of the system, s I trecomen you uninstall it now, I am sorry, but I am unfarminiar with this progfram and I don't want to risk the crashing of your system.



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