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Can't run an old program in xp2!


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awwal

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Hello,
I am having this problem regarding an old 1993 maps program
named (Maps 'n' Facts) . The program is 1/2 DOS-1/2 windows
and it played fine under win 3.11 thru 98SE .
Under xp2 pro, the prog opens the splash screen with this error message:

Fatal Error evm0009 : EMM Error : error = 8B , function = 5001.
Use 'Set RTVMEXP=0' to disable this usage of expanded memory.
Press any key to terminate


I went to the PROPERTIES page of the .pif file and found this:

Under Programs --> Advanced tab :
AutoExec filename : %SystemRoot%\System32\AutoExec.NT
Config filename : %SystemRoot%\System32\Config.NT

Under the Memory tab, all the following values are set to ''Auto'' :
Conventional memory, Initial Environment, Expanded (EMS) memory,
Extended (XMS) memory, and ms-dos Protected-Mode (dpmi) memory.

Please tell me what to do to make the program work in xp2 pro?
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starjax

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if you are able to get it installed, the create a shortcut to the program launch, if you don't have one already. once a shortcut has been created you can right click on it and choose properties. click on the compatability tab and change it to 98.
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