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Re: XTree Lives Under Win98!

Posted By: tarl <>
Date: Feb-4-2000 5:45 a.m.

In Response To: Re: XTree Lives Under Win98! (tarl)

> Is that really the problem? I have been running xtgold 2.5 from Dos5.0 -
> 6.2 and thru incantations of win3.1, 3.11, win95, win98 and win98se all on
> the same system (even thou I went thru umpteen motherboard/harddrive
> upgrades). I was having NO problems with freeze-ups at all, even with
> win98se. Probs began after a disasterous harddrive failure...where I lost
> my main OS boot drive, along with very many other data files. I was bitten
> by the "omigosh, didn't recently make a backup" and I lost quite
> abit...a lesson learned. Anyways, the harddrive manufacturer replaced the
> drive under warranty and they sent me a 20.4 gig 7200rpm UDMA66 lockup. If
> I booted into dos6.2 or dos mode, xtgold worked fine....it would only lock
> when run from a dos window. Hmmm, possibly some errant files were lying
> around in my old system from the many upgrades(win3.1 - win98se) and these
> allowed my xtgold to run without trouble. Once I reformatted (in fat16)
> and re-installed my OS with win98se (from the get go) xtgold NO longer
> worked without locking up. However, I did drop into dos mode, use alt f10
> and reset my config from quick to standard....and as all of you said....it
> now works fine.

> So again, thanks alot guys. Spent only 3min here and found the answer to
> my probs...now I'm happy as a pig in sh*t. :)

> Tarl

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