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How To: Could not connect Screen Manager

Procedure

Summary

This message occurs when attempting to launch any of the PC ARC/INFO modules by clicking their icons:

Could not connect Screen Manager.
Attempt Focus method of connection (N or Y)?

If you type N, it takes you out of the window.
If you type Y, it connects.

Cause

Windows 95 peculiarity with text window frame.

Solution

Load ARCW.bat or ARCX.BAT into a text editor and change the N to C in the following statement:

%ARC%\CPLLIB\SCRHAN N T$ARC.BAT %1  

The edited statement should look like this:

%ARC%\CPLLIB\SCRHAN C T$ARC.BAT %1