Lotus Metro is a memory-resident desktop management DOS application
that allows you to access pop-up desktop accessories such as a
calendar, calculator, clock, and so on. Lotus Metro also contains a
full-featured keyboard macros program.
After loading Lotus Metro version 1.0, the system can hang at the DOS
prompt. If this occurs, try adding the following line to the
If ANSI.SYS is also present in the CONFIG.SYS file, also add /k
If you make these changes, the system should be functional at the DOS
prompt. However, the system can still hang if you try to use Shell,
Editor, or Qbasic. In this case, the above changes to the CONFIG.SYS
file do not help. To prevent the system from hanging you must upgrade
Lotus Metro to version 1.1.
Lotus Metro version 1.1 works properly with MS-DOS 5.0. The above
modifications to the CONFIG.SYS file can be included but are not
necessary. You can obtain this version of Metro by calling Lotus
customer service at (800) 343-5414. The part numbers to request are
9050, for 5.25 inch disks or 9055, for 3.5 inch disks.
For more information, refer to section 1.8 of APPNOTES.TXT provided
with MS-DOS 5.0.
Lotus Metro is manufactured by Lotus Development Corporation, vendor
independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise,
regarding this product's performance or reliability.
Lotus technical support (900) 454-9009