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On a standard Pentium AT PC (200MMX, Triton TX, IDE HD, PCI VGA) with a clean Windows 95 OSR2.0 installation, when we turn off numeric coprocessor in device manager the PC hangs at the Shutdown screen. In addition when rebooting, it the displays a VXD VMCPD error going into Windows. As soon as numeric coprocessor is reenabled it all works fine.
We need to turn it off in order to use ClarisWorks correctly. have tried 3 different machines. Any ideas ?????
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Matmos, you shouldn't have to turn off the numeric processor to have ClarisWorks operate correctly. Who advised you of this?
Dennis

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I agree completely....This 1998!!! You shouldn't have to turn off the math-co for any reason....

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Thanks for the response. However, have thought of turning it off in the bios, but PC's are recent Pentiums' and BIOS does not support Numeric processor control. When we turn it off in windows, even though PC doesn't shutdown, the software works. It's actually a plug-in called PANDORA for claris works.
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geez, i'd throw software that required me to turn off the math-co straight into the trash...
but if it works hey, go for it...
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