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Ozz

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Hi everyone.
This is my first time here and i'm not vey Computer wise.
First of all i tried to install a game and got this error message
"16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem
path to the program that you are trying to start or install
C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.nt The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application"........I did a search on Google and it said to resovle this issue..Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command:


expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\config.nt_ c:\windows\system32\config.nt
expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\autoexec.nt_ c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt
expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\command.co_ c:\windows\system32\command.com
exit

I did all that with no luck. i got this....... "Destination is not a directory",
can anyboby please help me?
I'm running Win XP pro.

Regards Ozz.......
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Must be a very old game <_<

You're trying to install an old MS-DOS 16-bit program on a native 32-bit operating system. There's a good chance it may not even work. Have you tried using XP's program compatability wizard?

http://www.microsoft.../appcompat.mspx
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The game is 'Max Payne1",I tried to reinstall the game and now it's installing..... Thanks for your help,
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