In the Create Shortcut window that has now appeared, click on the Browse button to get a standard Windows tree directory. Locate the drive with the MedARKS program and click on the plus sign to the left of the drive. Next, locate the NEWMED folder and click on the plus sign to the left of the folder to show the MedARKS folder. Finally, click on the plus sign to the left of the MedARKS folder, locate and click on the FMedARKS.BAT file in the MedARKS folder and click on the OK button to close the browse window and save this information.
Click on the Next > button of the Create Shortcut window, type MedARKS 5 into the field under Type a name for this shortcut: and click on the Finish button.
Solution: The properties of the desktop icon need to be adjusted to assign more extended memory to the DOS task window in which MedARKS will run. The following steps should resolve the problem.
Right click on the MedARKS desktop icon and a drop-down menu should appear. Choose Properties from the menu and the icon properties window will open.
If a Memory tab is present on the Properties window, go directly to step 6. Otherwise, click on the Programtab of the Properties window.
Click on the Program field and use the right arrow key to go to the end of the existing text. Use the backspace key to erase the fmedarks.bat at the end of the text, enter smedarks.exe at the end of the field, click on the Apply button and then the Ok button.
Right click on the MedARKS desktop icon, choose Properties from the drop-down menu and reopen the icon properties window. A Memory tab should now be present.
Click on the Program field and use the right arrow key to go to the end of the existing text. Use the backspace key to erase the smedarks.exe at the end of the text, enter fmedarks.bat at the end of the field, and click on the Apply button.
Click on the Memory tab and set the Extended Memory to 12288 Kb. Click on the Apply button and then theOk button.
Start the MedARKS program and when the opening menu screen is displayed, hold down the ALT key and press the Enter key.
The MedARKS program should now be displayed in a window on the monitor
Right click on the bar at the top of the MedARKS window and choose the Properties option off the dropdown menu
Select the Layout tab and change the height for both the Screen Buffer Size and the Window Size to 25
Click on the OK button at the bottom to save the property settings.
Quit the MedARKS program and then restart. MedARKS should now be displayed correctly in full size window on the monitor.
To get to Windows from inside MedARKS (without exiting MedARKS) either press the Windows key on your keyboard or press the ALT TAB key combination. Don't forget that MedARKS will still be running in the background. To get back to the MedARKS program, just click on the appropriate button on the task bar.
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