Compaq Armada 1100 Notebook PC series Enable Compaq PCs to Run QBASIC Programs 1.50 A for Windows 3.1 Publisher's description
Compaq Armada 1100 Notebook PC series Enable Compaq PCs to Run QBASIC Programs 1.50 A for Windows 3.1
This softpaq creates the file FIX50F.COM. This fix gives Compaq computers the ability to run QBASIC programs under the supported operating systems without receiving the message "Cannot execute as a child of BASIC".
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS: MS-DOS 5.0 or higher; Windows 3.10; Windows 95; Windows NT 3.50, 3.51, and 4.0
-The program uses the following command line parameters: FIX50F [drive:][path] /I | /UUse parameter "I" to (I)nstall or "U" (U)ninstall.
Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive, for example C:UTIL, and change to that directory. The file that is downloaded is SP2517.EXE.
From that drive and directory, execute the SoftPaq file: SP2517 [ENTER] Th following files should be created: FIX50F.COM FIX50F.DOC
After the files are created, you may delete the downloaded file SP2517.EXE if you wish.
Make sure the file FIX50F.COM is in a directory in the path.
NOTE: For Windows 3.10 or Windows 95, follow steps 5 and 6. For Windows NT, skip steps 5 and 6; follow steps 7 through 9.
Edit the AUTOEXEC.BAT file and add the FIX50F command.
Example AUTOEXEC.BAT . . . PATH C:UTIL; FIX50F /I Win . . .
Reboot the computer.
For Windows NT:
Activate a DOS instance by clicking on the MS-DOS icon.
From the C: prompt enter: FIX50F /I
Start the QBASIC program you wish to run.