I think Jami spotted a bug! I get the "KLUNK!" too in the same way. I
never noticed it before today, because I normally have my speakers off.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: JaMi Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 12:21 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Cc: JaMi Smith
> Subject: [PEDA] Whats wrong with this picture.
> 
> 
> OK . . .
> 
> So I'll admit, I missed the Class on Protel 99 SE Basics . . .
> 
> And I slept thru most of the Protel 99 SE 101 and 102 Classes . . .
> 
> But gimmie a break . . .
> 
> This one has got me baffled . . .
> 
> So what are the two simplest functions that one can possibly 
> perform in Protel 99 SE?
> 
> I mean the absolute simplest, most bare bones, easiest things 
> to do in Protel 99 SE.
> 
> I mean like, are you ready for this one, START Protel 99 SE, 
> and are you ready for this one, END Protel 99 SE.
> 
> Not too complex here, just simple stuff.
> 
> OK . . .
> 
> I can think of 3 ways to START Protel 99 SE (without an open 
> database):
> 
> 1. Double click the ICON on the Desktop.
> 
> 2. Place the cursor over the ICON in the Desktop and press ENTER.
> 
> 3. Navigate the START MENU and go from there.
> 
> Nothing too complicated, nothing major, and I do not have any 
> problems here, I can handle everything so far.
> 
> But now comes the problem.
> 
> I can think of 6 ways to END Protel 99 SE (without an open database):
> 
> 1. Click on the big "X"  ("Close") in the upper right hand 
> corner of the Application.
> 
> 2. From the "File" menu pulldown click on "Exit".
> 
> 3. From the Task Manager, select Protel and end it.
> 
> 4. "Shutdown" the system.
> 
> 5. Hit "RESET", or turn off the power switch, or simply pull 
> the plug out of the wall (believe it or not I have had to 
> resort to this before when Protel 99 SE "locks up").
> 
> 6. Simply wait for it to "CRASH", which it always seems to do 
> all by itself sooner or later.
> 
> Now I will admit that the last 4 are not normal ways of 
> simply ENDING Protel 99 SE, so we can eliminate them right 
> off the bat, and simply stick with the first 2.
> 
> "No Brainer" . . .
> 
> OK . . .
> 
> So I simply START Protel 99 SE by any of the above methods, 
> or maybe some that I haven't thought of, and go from there.
> 
> Now comes the hard part, we have Protel 99 SE up and running, 
> with no database open, in all of its glory, and we want to 
> close it, so what do we do?
> 
> 1. We hit the big "X", and "wala!", it closes. Simple enough, 
> I can andle this. No problem here.
> 
> 2 We go to the "File" menu pulldown, and click on "Exit", and 
> what happens now?
> 
> Well first of all, it takes much much much much longer to END 
> Protel 99 SE this way, but now comes the real problem, on 
> it's final exit, we get, are you ready for it, a Microsoft 
> "KLUNK! sound, you know, the "sour note" that Microsoft gives 
> off when you commit an error!
> 
> Not the "Happy little Bell" that Microsoft uses to get your 
> attention, but the "KLUNK!" that it uses to say "ERROR!", or 
> "WRONG ANSWER". or "You Blew It!".
> 
> OK . . .
> 
> One of the two simplest functions in Protel 99 SE, and it 
> can't even do this without a "KLUNK!".
> 
> It can't even do this without an "ERROR!"
> 
> What's wrong with this picture ???
> 
> What's wrong with this picture !!!
> 
> OK . . .
> 
> So maybe it's me.
> 
> Does this happen to anyone else?
> 
> JaMi
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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