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I've a problem with D3. When I installed some components my PC stop working. I don't know why.
This is very strange. I think it's maybe a compatibility problem with the different components. Because, if I unload some, i can sometimes load other components.
Can somebody help me ? I dont't think it's a problem of memory : I work on a PII-233Mhz with 64Mo (WIN98).

Thanks for your help
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by:Lischke
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Mmh, have you tried to limit the  components which could be the cause for your problems? Please give us the names of those components.

Ciao, Mike
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by:inthe
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with delphi3 the library path is limited to 255 chars maybe this is something to do with cause of problem.
there are components on delphi super page / torrys etc that can overcome this if its a problem..
approx how many components do you have installed when problem ocurs?
do you know length of library path ?
see tools environment options on menu for library tab to check..

could also be a graphics problem ,you caould try lowering the graphics card acceleration level in control panel-display-advanced section..

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by:bryan7
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about the library path prob.. to solve this I tried to make packages for the components.. all in a same folder.. so I have all the comps in a few (9..10) folders.
barry, do ya know if there's any patch from 3.0 to 3.02 in stead of only 3.01 to 3.02 ?
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olisaac earned 800 total points
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I'had the same problem with D3 (and D5 too).

Which graphic card have you got ?
I had a S3. The problem come from the fact that the card can't show all the icon of the components.

Try this :

Go to the parameter of your graphic card and in the Performence tab, choose No acceleration "Accélération matérielle" in French

I hope this can help you

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I also have this icons prob.. but it sucks having to low acceleration..
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by:inthe
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bryan,
im positive you must order 3.01 first ;-(

btw ,
i also have this graphics prob in d3/d4/d5 :-((
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why does this happen ?
how borland hasn't fixed that on d4.. d5 ????
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by:trumpetman
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Thanks olisaac.
Yes I've a S3 Trio card.
It works better now...
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hey bryan,
your right lowering accereration is a pain ..aparently  its all to do with image lists..
shame i never mentioned it in my comment though...
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