How to tell if an old-style "Device=xxxxxxx.386" code is loaded

Posted on 2006-04-22
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have an application that was origianally run under Win98. There are three "Devie=XXXXXXX.386" files that were entered inthe 386Enh section of the SYSTEM.INI file.  I've placed them in the similar file for XP, which I understand is in fact processed for backward compatibility.  Still, the application doesn't run, but I can't tell if it is because these 386 files are not loaded.  Is there a way to tell?
Question by:digitron
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    Have you tried running this under the W98 compatibility mode?  Right click the shortcut to the app and you will find a Compatiblity tab..
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    by:Keith Alabaster
    Morning Will. Congrats on the points total :)

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    Same to you Keith..  thanks..

    digitron..  did you try that tab yet?

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    Hi, all

    I'm trying that. There seems to be some disk activity when trying different compat modes, while there was none before. This is getting closer.  I've spent about 4 hours on it today and will report back soon!

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    Thanks, Keith and CMod :)

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