Crt Unit  Problem

Posted on 1999-12-24
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Last Modified: 2010-04-16
Each time I uses the Crt unit it keeps saying "Error 200: Division by zero"
Why is this?
Question by:trinas1

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That is becouse you have PentiumII or higher processor. To fix this problem you should have another Pascal compiler.
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The reason that hapenes is because you have a computer that's too fast.

Within the crt unit, there's a calculation for the delay procedure. When you have a computer that's fast enough, a counting variable (with the size of a word) will overflow, wich causes the "Division by Zero" exception.

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