Screen Problems on the Compuadd 386 SL Using Windows

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SYMPTOMS
On a Compuadd 316 SL Laptop computer, when you operate an MS-DOSapplication under Microsoft Windows 3.0, 3.0a or 3.1 in 386 enhancedmode and you exit the MS-DOS application, the display screen splitsand the machine locks up.
CAUSE
The Compuadd 316 SL Laptop requires the VDDDRAG.386 device driver torun Windows 3.0, 3.0a, or 3.1 in 386 enhanced mode. All new models ofthe 316 SL are shipped with this driver, as well as Windows 3.0, 3.0aor 3.1, installed.
WORKAROUND
To verify that the VDDDRAG.386 driver has been installed, check theWindows SYSTEM.INI file [386Enh] section for the following deviceline:
     device=vdddrag.386				
The driver was shipped on a supplementary disk with some oldermodels of the 316 SL. The VDDDRAG.386 device driver may be obtainedfrom Compuadd technical support at (800) 999-9901 or downloadedfrom the Compuadd BBS at (512) 250-3226. The file to download is316SLDRV.ZIP.
MORE INFORMATION
The 316 SL is equipped with a screen saving device that is dependenton the BIOS of the keyboard. The saver is not compatible with Windowsand should be disabled before running Windows. To disable the screensaver, from the MS-DOS prompt press CTRL+LEFT SHIFT+L. This sequencetoggles the screen saver function on and off.

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Article ID: 67220 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:01:07 - Revision: 2.1

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