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I have the old 2400 software 17.10

I have the old 2400 software 17.10

I have the old 2400 software 17.10

(OP)
I have the old 2400 software 17.10 when I run the INIT file it displays in machine language what do I need to do to get the splash screen to display properly???

RE: I have the old 2400 software 17.10

Do the remaining commands appear properly? If so, you might try reloading just the INIT command from your MAT disks.

RE: I have the old 2400 software 17.10

(OP)
No they do not appear correctly it will not allow me to hit the / key. there is some thing that needs to be changed in one of the files ( config,ansi,sys@spf ) I just don't recall.

RE: I have the old 2400 software 17.10

I assume this was working. There are some modifications that needed to be done to those files, however it's not likely they got changed on a PC that had been working. It may be time to replace it, however you will need to find an old DOS PC. You could try reloading one of the command files to see if that works, but it's most likely the PC.
Have you tried another keyboard? Reboot?
As for the instructions on how to set up and modify the old DOS MAT terminal, I think I have that information, however it will take me some time to find it. Maybe someone else has it readily available.

RE: I have the old 2400 software 17.10

To use ANSI.SYS under DOS, a line is added to the CONFIG.SYS (or CONFIG.NT under Windows NT based versions of Windows) file that reads:

DEVICE=drive:\path\ANSI.SYS options

If this isn't in your config.sys then you will see garbage when you open the old MAT commands.
But yeah, this is applicable to the old DOS commands. I used to be able to make them work on XP.

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