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I found a reference to Tera Term on a Mecrisp Forth website. It mentioned that it has a BASIC-like programming language built in so I got it here. http://ttssh2.osdn.jp/index.html.en It is extremely full featured and it seems to run very well with Magic File Manipulator so I thought I would report my findings. At first it looked like it did not support XMODEM transfers. The help mentioned that it could however so I looked in the TERATERM.INI file and changed these two controls XmodemBin XmodemRcvCommand from 'off' to 'on'. After that the XMODEM menus were not grayed out and it works great. ; XMODEM option (checksum/crc/1k) XmodemOpt=checksum ; Binary flag for XMODEM Receive and ZMODEM Send (on/off) XmodemBin=on ; XMODEM receive command XmodemRcvCommand=on NOTE on MFM: I had been using the MFM program with hyper-terminal and had my RS232 configured on the TI-99 in the default 7 bits, ODD parity, 1 stop bit configuration. Somehow it worked even when I transferred binary (program) files. (??) But, I saw a lot of strange things on my terminal when I was controlling MFM at the TI-99 console. >>I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT MFM ECHOS MENUS OVER RS232. DUH!<< So for those who might be using MFM for the first time, set your serial port to 8 BITS, NO PARITY, 1 STOP-BIT and you can control MFM from the comfort of your PC. "Stupid is as stupid does" Forest Gump