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Brequest.exe & Win95

Posted on 1998-01-12
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My "c:\windows\winstart.bat" has the "c:\windows\brequest.exe" line in it.  When Win95 boots,
I see it load, without errors.

However, when I run Connectview (an application which
requires it) , it says that it couldn't initialize because
brequest.exe was not loaded.

I verify such by going to a dos window and typing
mem/c/p and see that brequest is indead not loaded.

I doubt that this is truely a Netware problem

Contents of CONFIG.SYS
Device=c:\windows\himem.sys /testmem:off
rem Device=c:\windows\emm386.exe RAM
rem DOS=HIGH
rem Install c:\windows\brequest.exe
 
Contents of AUTOEXEC.BAT
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NAVDX.EXE /Startup
@echo off
Set Temp=C:\TEMP
Set TMP=C:\TMP
path c:\windows;c:\windows\command;c:\dos\coms;C:\Novell\Client32
rem scandisk c:
lh doskey /insert
smartdrv c
Set NWLANGUAGE=ENGLISH

I have tried it without these TSRs.  I have also tried it with a different Antivirus scanner.  All results are the same.

PC is P133 with 64MB ram
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Question by:bnida
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by:biyiadeniran
ID: 1551507
- Make sure that WBTRCALL.DLL is located in the Windows 95 SYSTEM
   subdirectory.
- Is it version 5.15c or later
- Is Connectview a DOS based or windows based
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biyiadeniran earned 100 total points
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In the Windows directory there is a file called BTI.INI that has the heading of [Btrieve] and a line
     beneath this heading that reads Local=

     The Local= line must be set to Yes for ConnectView to run---i.e.:

     [Btrieve]
     Local=Yes
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by:bnida
ID: 1551509
C:\WINDOWS>brequest
Btrieve Requester. Version 6.15
Copyright 1982-1994, Btrieve Technologies, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.

BTI.INI is as follows:
[Btrieve]
Local=Yes
;Thunk=No
;requester=
;requester=

BTREIEVE files are as follows:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM>dir wbt*.*

 Volume in drive C has no label
 Volume Serial Number is 346B-0BB1
 Directory of C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM

WBTRCALL DLL        42,832  06-16-95 12:00a
WBTRV32  DLL        62,464  10-25-95 12:00a
WBTRVRES DLL         4,192  04-19-95 12:00a
WBTICOMM DLL         7,996  05-23-95 12:00a
WBTRTHNK DLL         5,616  10-12-95 12:00a

Problem remains the same.....
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