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Foxpro 2.6 Conversion

By lmcdonald ·
Our Network Administrator cannot get my Foxpro 2.6 to work on my XP. He has tried the upgrades, patches, etc and nothing is working. If I purchase the newest version of Foxpro, will all my programs and apps that were written in 2.6 work?
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by rgcweb In reply to Foxpro 2.6 Conversion

You don't say what the problem is. Did you increase your processor speed as well as moving to XP?

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Foxpro 2.x DOS runs in XP

by davidjmp In reply to

To run in XP simply change the files = 40 in \windows\system32\config.nt to
files = 200 . To increase printing speed change all lpt_timeout=15 to 1 in the registry. Sorry this reply is late but solution is well tested and works 100%. You can even use "net use" to map USB ports to LPT ports. All seemed good in Vista until I tried to print to USB. "net use" does not help redirect USB printers to LPT ports. There may be a solution out there but I have not found one yet.

David

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