> do you mean that you are just typing the plain name of a program in
> a subdirectory and it's not finding it in a subdirectory? or are
> you doing explicit director y browsing by typing something like
> "C:\program files\blahh" in the search edit.
I meant the first: I typed the name, kdiff, for a program located in a subdirectory of Start UP called, `utilities'. The results window showed no entries. In the early version I am using, the Start Up directory is listed as a variable, i.e., %Start Up% , without explaining the percent signs, or how such variables are created, parsed, and searched.
When I added, c:\windows\Start Up/utilities to the proper search pane, my program, kdiff, appeared in the results list.
> btw: so much stuff has been added to farr v2 since version 1 was
> out that you really want to be using version 2. i'll try to
> figure out why win98 is having this error.
I wish you well on this -- the memory problem is definitely there, and reproduceable.
> you might get yourself a holiday gift of windows xp though, its a big improvement.
Actually, I have copies of win 2000 and XP, but have reasons for not using them. Among them: Old OS's and software seem to attract far less viruses, adware, etc. I like the (last windows version with) true Dos, ability to boot from dos and restore backups, the lack of the annoying task for finding new places for old things, new ways to do the same functions, the inevitable increasing hardware/software that accompanies each new microsoft OS.
There are lots of now `tiny' programs that perform basic tasks well without constant updating. When Microsoft offers me something practical I really need in a new OS,
I will buy it.