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AR# 312

XACT 5.0: Running under Microsoft Windows 3.1


To run XACT 5.0 Software under Windows 3.1:

1. Open the Main program group.
2. Open the Control Panel from within Main.
3. Select the 386 Enhanced icon.
4. In the 386 Enhanced pop-up window, press the Virtual Memory button.
5. In the Virtual Memory pop-up window, select the Change button.

Now open an MS-DOS Prompt Window
1. In the Main program group, open the MS-DOS Prompt icon.
2. If it brings up the window in full-screen mode, press Alt-Enter to
switch to an MS-DOS window.
3. Click on the button in the upper-left corner of the MS-DOS Prompt window.
4. Select Settings from the pull-down menu.

A pop-up menu with a Tasking Options box opens.

If you want to be able to run in the background in the MS-DOS Prompt window,
you must select Background in the Tasking Options Box.

Graphical Programs such as XDM and XDE require that the MS-DOS Prompt window be
in full-screen mode. Use Alt-Enter to toggle between window and full-screen

AR# 312
Date Created 08/31/2007
Last Updated 03/31/1997
Status Archive