<CT> Re: DOS upgrade kills BASIC?

  • From: Alan Grimes <alangrimes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2001 00:05:09 -0500

William C Andrews wrote:
> I installed PC-DOS 2000 (aka DOS 7) in 1999.
> I have just tried to run GWBASIC to convert some programs
> from the tokenized format to plain ASCII text format (was
> going to try a basic compiler).
> Ran into a problem, get an error "You can not SHELL to BASIC"
> Tried to run BASICA, system rebooted.
> Both run fine on my PC-DOS 5.02 system.  QBasic runs fine.

Wierd, Never got into basic. What hardware is this on?
> Any ideas?

Use Rexx. ;) 

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