Subject Re: BDE Settings
From Steven Ellis <>
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:07:12 -0500
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 1/14/2022 10:10 AM, Steven Ellis wrote:
> > Is there a need to change the BDE Administrator settings (Sys/Init) to maximize performance?  Ken's book has some adjustments for older versions.  I didn't see any recent references to doing such i.e. I think 2013 and back.  I'm on Windows  11 with dBase 2019.
> I'm not sure that any changes beyond what are in the books are needed.
> This is a screen cap of my current settings ...
> Don't know if that will help or not. Except for sometimes  being told
> the BDE can't load when I have dBASE (or an executable) running and I
> try to load another session, this works fine.
> Ken
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Thanks Ken, that made a massive difference in speed!  I could kick myself as I have been using these old setting for 2 years.