Microsoft KB Archive/104046
PRB: Cannot Execute WLINK8.EXE
The information in this article applies to:
FoxPro generates the error message "Cannot execute WLINK8.EXE."
This error may be caused by one of the following conditions:
Make sure WLINK8.EXE is in the FoxPro directory and make sure the FoxPro directory is in the MS-DOS search path. If FoxPro is installed on a Novell network, the FoxPro directory should be on a search-mapped drive, not a mapped drive.
If your machine does not have enough free conventional memory:
1. Make sure that COMMAND.COM can be found; use SHELL= with the /P
parameter in the CONFIG.SYS file. For example: SHELL = C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM /P
2. Make sure FOXSWAP.COM and PROAPI16.EXE are in the FoxPro directory.
NOTE: The PROAPI16.EXE file is external to FoxPro 2.0, but is built into FoxPro versions 2.5 and later.
3. If you are using the Extended version of FoxPro for MS-DOS, make
sure DOSMEM=OFF is in the CONFIG.FP file.
4. Try other methods to free more conventional memory. Additional reference words: FoxDos 2.00 2.50 2.50a WLINK WLINK8 errmsg err msg novel KBCategory: kbprg kberrmsg kbprb KBSubcategory:
Last Reviewed: April 20, 1995