Total Newbie Workbench Question

rob_santry

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Hi Group,

I was donated an Amiga 2000 and I'm just now starting to mess around with workbech. It's hard to believe this type of gui was around in 1987. Anyway, when I try and quit, I get the message "Cannot quit yet, there are 4 WB launched programs". So, I tried to "Put Away" the seven icons in the WBStartup drawer, inside the System Drawer. That didn't work, So I created another drawer called "OldStartup", and dragged-and-dropped the icons into that new folder, thus emptying WBStartup. I still get a message "Cannot Quit Yet, open count =1". I am only trying to use the gui to quit the system. I have to do a hard shutdown with the power switch. So, What can I do? I am running Workbench 3.1. I don't have any original disks, but I have four original disks for Workbench 2.1. So, do I flatten the machine and install the 2.1 workbench? I'd rather not...

Thanks in advance...

Rob
Grants Pass, Oregon
 

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there is no shutdown on Workbench.

you just turn it off as long as its just sitting there not accessing the harddisk.

I would put the files you moved back to there original location.

Yes 1987 and a gui but only windows brought in the stigma of "shut down computer" -- "It is now safe to turn off your computer" :D
 

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One thing that other OSes will never have, you can switch off your Amiga whenever you want.
 

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Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the help!

One thing that other OSes will never have, you can switch off your Amiga whenever you want.

Thanks guys! I put the icons back where they were. I guess I'm still conditioned from all those years running windows at work. Now, it's back to exploring what this wonderful machine is all about.

Rob
 

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It's funny even though I know that you can just turn off an Amiga every time I do so it still feels wrong to me somehow lol
 
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