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:tazz: I have been trying to install X-Wing Alliance on my Windows XP computer and i have encountered a problem that didn't occure the first time i installed and played XWA on Windows XP. I click install and it has an error message that said "C:\Windows\System32\AUTOEXEC.NT. - This file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows application. Choose 'close' to terminate the program!" I have this same issue with just about every windows 95/98 game i have! Im not going to delete anything; i just really, really, really want to play my old games! ;)

Is this file crucial to Windows XP? Is their some way i can 'trick' my Dell into allowing me to play games that usually don't work with Windows XP?

Note: I only started to recieve this error message after i updated my NVIDIA graphics card to support Half-Life 2!

Double Note: Before i updated the NVIDIA Display Driver, Tie Fighter 95 wouldn't work on my Dell but X-wing Alliance would!

Third and final note: I don't have the room or the time to buy a old computer and install 98 just to play a few classic PC games! ;)
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