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Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 09:45:26 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: Debbie & David Rees <d DOT rees AT lineone DOT net>
cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: Installation problem: Illegal operaition - please help
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On Mon, 15 Feb 1999, Debbie & David Rees wrote:

> I am running Windows 95 on an IBM thinkpad, and trying to invoke things
> from a DOS box.

This is a known problem with Thinkpad machines: they install PCMCIA
drivers which create conflicts with DOS-extended programs, including
(but not limited to) programs produced by DJGPP.

The only solution I know of is to uninstall these 5 device drivers:

> 	rem SystemSoft CardWorks(TM) PCMCIA drivers:
> 	DEVICE=C:\CARDWORK\CARDXTND.SYS
> 	DEVICEHIGH=C:\CARDWORK\SSCBTI.SYS /NUMADA:1 /ADA1SKTS:2
> 	DEVICEHIGH=C:\CARDWORK\CS.SYS /POLL:1
> 	DEVICEHIGH=C:\CARDWORK\CSALLOC.EXE
> 	DEVICEHIGH=C:\CARDWORK\CARDID.SYS

(It is possible that by uninstalling only part of these, you will be
able to solve the problem, but the only success reports I have are
about removing all 5 of them.)

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