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New developer machine for Object Cobol 4.0.07


We have some legacy applications that are compiled with Object COBOL 4.0.07 which was installed on an older desktop (Windows 95)

I'm a support guy at work and make me a petition to prepare a new developer machine to compile Cobol

i'm now trying prepare a new developer machine, but i dont have the install medias. the install method is all manually, copy installation and configuration from productive to new machine including config.sys and autoexec.bat

i have tried several configurations Win95 & Win98, in fact i have a "new" machine with windows 95 (Pentium S 166Mhz) very similar to productive sometimes works and compiled ok but after some compile test stop working..

the message is:

error code: 112 PC=0 Call=1 Seg=0

and when compiler runs finish telling can't find the key (this is via parallel port)
and i'm setup same way IRQ=07 IO=0378-037F on BIOS parallel port mode SPP

i think the compiler not found the hardware key, the linking process works fine.

please can instruct me how to resolve this
i can kindly follow all your instructions

best regards from mexico

Pedro Esteban Valenzuela W.

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Hi Pedro,

Object COBOL Developer Suite (OCDS) is a very old COBOL product from Micro Focus and was discontinued several years ago.

I would very much recommend we discuss upgrading this software to our latest version.

If you can email me at scot.nielsen@microfocus.com, I'll put you in touch with someone who can advise you.

Regards, Scot

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thanks for you answer, already Gael Sanchez is in touch with me and is working on your recommendation , upgrade to a new version.

Thanks  a lot

Pedro Esteban

Note: Gael contact me in spanish and is more convenient for us, best regards from mexico

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