Command Line Switches for ActiMates Arthur Programs

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SUMMARY

This article contains a list of command line switches you can use to troubleshoot problems with Microsoft ActiMates Interactive Arthur programs.

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The following table lists functions of the command line switches available in ActiMates Arthur programs:
   Switch   Function
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------

   -i       Display information about sound card and MIDI configuration.

   -d       Bypass startup tests when you install or run the program.

   -s       Force Setup to run, even if the program is already installed.

   -a       Test the ActiMates PC Pack Transmitter when you start the
            ActiMates Sampler program (Sampler.exe). Bypass startup tests
            when you start any other ActiMates Arthur program.

   -x       Disable ActiMates PC Pack transmitter test.

   -e       Display all possible error messages for the program.

   -?       Display the list of available command line switches.
				
To use these command line switches, use the appropriate method for the ActiMates Arthur program you want to use.

ActiMates Software Sampler

To use a command line switch with ActiMates Software Sampler, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the ActiMates Software Sampler CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

    Press and hold down the SHIFT key as you insert the CD-ROM to prevent the program from starting automatically.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type the following line, and then press ENTER
    <cdrom>:\sampler.exe <switch>
    where <cdrom> is the letter of your CD-ROM drive, and <switch> is the command line switch you want to use.

Arthur's Brainteasers

To use a command line switch with ActiMates Arthur's Brainteasers, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the ActiMates Arthur CD-ROM into the CD- ROM drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key as you insert the CD-ROM to prevent the program from starting automatically.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type the following line, and then press ENTER
    <cdrom>:\park.exe <switch>
    where <cdrom> is the letter of your CD-ROM drive, and <switch> is the command line switch you want to use.

Arthur's Math Carnival

To use a command line switch with ActiMates Arthur's Math Carnival, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the ActiMates Arthur CD-ROM into the CD- ROM drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key as you insert the CD-ROM to prevent the program from starting automatically.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type the following line, and then press ENTER
    <cdrom>:\carnival.exe <switch>
    where <cdrom> is the letter of your CD-ROM drive, and <switch> is the command line switch you want to use.

Arthur's Reading Roundup

To use a command line switch with ActiMates Arthur's Reading Roundup, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the ActiMates Arthur CD-ROM into the CD- ROM drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key as you insert the CD-ROM to prevent the program from starting automatically.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type the following line, and then press ENTER
    <cdrom>:\library.exe <switch>
    where <cdrom> is the letter of your CD-ROM drive, and <switch> is the command line switch you want to use.

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Article ID: 192840 - Last Review: October 28, 2002 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft ActiMates PC Pack 2
  • Microsoft ActiMates Arthur's Brainteasers
  • Microsoft ActiMates Arthur's Math Carnival
  • Microsoft ActiMates Arthur's Reading Roundup
  • ActiMates Software Sampler 1.0
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