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Re: Still can't get InstantTrack to work without a co-processor



I thought all 486 machines had the math co-processor built into the
processor.  Have you tried IT instead of ITNCP?

John Harrington wrote:
> 
> Howdy again.  Thanks to the nice folks who replied with
> suggestions to solve my problem (can't get ITNCP to run
> on my Toshiba T4400SX laptop).   I tried all the suggestions
> (and a few more) without success.
> 
>    -scanned for a virus, none found
>    -increased 'files='  and 'buffers=' parameters to twenty
>    -reloaded into a different directory, no help
>    -tried to run from the root directory, same problem
>    -tried the copy of IT on a different computer- works OK there
>    -ran memory and HD diagnostics, no problems found
>    -copied ITNCP from another computer, won't work on the
>     laptop but works fine on the other computer
> 
> I'm using an original distribution disk from AMSAT.  Since I
> have no co-processor on the laptop, I'm forced to use the
> no co-processor version, ITNCP.  I'm beginning to think
> there may be an inherent problem with the Toshiba laptop,
> even though it runs everything else (including Windows)
> with no obvious problems.  The only clue is that ITNCP
> says 'overlay not found' when invoked and quits to the
> DOS prompt.
> 
> I'm about to give up, but thought I'd try you guys one more
> time for suggestions.  Thanks!   John  W5EME
> 
> John Harrington wrote:
> >
> > Howdy.  I've used IT for several years, with no
> > problems whatsoever.  Recently, I acquired a Toshiba
> > T4400SX laptop, a 486SX 25mHz machine with 10Mb main
> > memory, but no math co-processor.  I'm having no luck
> > running IT on it.  Since I have no math co-processor,
> > I use "ITNCP", which is the version designed for
> > machines with no co-processors.  When I invoke ITNCP,
> > I get an error message "overlay not found" and back to
> > the DOS prompt I go.  I tried reinstalling the program
> > from the original AMSAT disk, and even installed DOS
> > Version 6.21 (the version I use on several other machines)
> > with no luck.  What am I doing wrong?
> >
> > Thanks in advance for any suggestions anyone may have for
> > fixing this annoying problem.
> >
> > Best regards,  John  W5EME   johnh@ih2000.net
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