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WinAce Release 4.5.3d crashes in Windows '95

Richard Bruskiewich rbrusk1 at wave.home.com
Thu Apr 2 22:53:42 EST 1998

It appears that the latest release (2-1/2 months old now) of ACEDB for
Windows, experiences recurrent crashes when run within Windows '95. 
Since the original release was only tested fully on a Windows NT 4.0
machine, upon which the release DOES NOT appear to crash at all, this
problem was not recognized sooner (or, rather, so few users complained
about their problem running WinAce 4.5.3d in Windows '95 that I
considered the very few reports of the problem to be specific to
particular machine configurations, not a general problem with the

I will attempt to troubleshoot the problem over the next few days and
issue a patch/new release.

This is further evidence of the non-equivalence of Windows '95 and
Windows NT 4.0... and the relatively greater robustness of the latter
O/S, at least, when running ACEDB. ($#@*&#&%$$?!??!!)

Richard Bruskiewich (rbrusk at octogene.medgen.ubc.ca)

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