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Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 17:22:26 -0400 (EDT)
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From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT delorie DOT com>
To: "Alexei A. Frounze" <alex DOT fru AT mtu-net DOT ru>
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Subject: Re: RHIDE problem with GFX modes is fakely SOLVED
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> From: "Alexei A. Frounze" <alex DOT fru AT mtu-net DOT ru>
> Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
> Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 20:31:12 +0400
> 
> I just tried Windows in that "safe mode" and the result is still the same.
> But setup RHIDE.PIF so that it can run only in 80x25 mode and nothing else.
> This works. I think VGA mode is not restored properly in case when program
> runs in windowed mode, we switch it to the full-screen mode by pressing
> Alt+Enter and after that try to quit. Everything is okay if program quits in
> the same mode it was launched. I.e. if we run it in windowed and quit in
> windowed it works. If we run it in full-screen and quit in full-screen it
> works too.
> 
> Dunno, maybe we should add this to the FAQ as well.

The FAQ currently suggests to run RHIDE in full-screen mode, if you
have any video-related problems.  From your description, it looks like
that advice is correct for your case as well, no?

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