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Subject:Re: Not loading language driver
Date:Thu, 28 Jun 2018 22:20:18 +1000
From:Leslie <"ViaThe List">
I missed this reference:

"doesn't get updated by users in their day-to-day operations"

I cannot be certain where P4W is concerned but for Delphi/C++ Builder 
applications this is not true. The cfg file can be updated via the BDE 
API at anytime.

Again FWIW

On 28/06/2018 7:24 PM, Tom Krieg wrote:
> Actually, I've been sharing IDAPI32.cfg for over 20 years (starting with
> Win95 and Novell Netware). The trick is to put it in a folder outside
> Program Files and to make it ReadOnly. As I understand it, IDAPI32.cfg
> contains the BDE parameters and doesn't get updated by users in their
> day-to-day operations. You define a different IDAPI32.cfg file with the
> -O Paradox command line switch.
> Her problem may have something to do with the "Windows 10 update 1803
> broke my network connections" problem. Intel NIC card drivers (not all)
> are removed from the computer and the drivers need to be manually
> re-installed. Something to do with an .inf file being deleted by the
> update.
> Leslie wrote on 28/06/2018 4:30 PM:
>> First thing to know is that the idapi.cfg was never designed to be
>> shared across a mapped drive (Terminal Server is a different situation).

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