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Can anything be done to repair xp without the disk?
Does anyone know about this ....
16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem
path to the program you are trying to run
C:\WINNT\system32\autoexec.nt The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application. I get that on 95% of the disk I load in the cd rom.
Any help would be appreciated, I am clueless
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what kind of programs are you trying to load ? are the old dos programs.
You say you have 98 & xp is this a dual boot or 2 computers
does this happen under 98?
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Hi,
Well, if you try to down load like games, things like that you get that.
The computer worked fine, then I got some viruses, fixed that, then this started, took it to a computer shop and he couldn't fix that.
Now I cannot even get on line. It connects to my ISP, but I get page cannot be displayed. ISP said to rerun xp, but I don't have the disk, trying my best to not fork out anymore money on the piece of crap.

This is XP.
What are dos programs??
This is on 1 computer, I had to go rent a computer, that is the one I am on now.
Thanks for the quick reply....
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have you checked if the setup files are on your computer.
More then likley under windows or xp or windows xp
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No, I don't know how to do that. I have tried the "repair" button but says I need the disk.
Will that repair it?
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does the xp start at all if yes go to start>search> under all files and folders put *.cab press search
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Yeah, I can do anything I want except go to web pages or run certain disks.
I will try that now.
Thanks,
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Ok, bunch of stuff came up, what do I do now?
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go to the run command and type sfc /scannow press enter(space between
c /f) if it ask where the cab files are point to where you found them
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I did that, but it is asking me to put the disk in, which I don't have
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Try this link
Extract cab files
Instead of the path being the cd point to the files you found.
It looks like the setup files may be on your computer
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Thanks I will try that now.
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In the file to restore box what do I put cab files?
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did it tell you the name of the file it wants to restore
try this link also
sfc

Edited by peterm, 23 June 2005 - 04:52 AM.

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Nope it sure didn't, everytime I would put something in it would say something like file not found.
I will try this new one you gave me,
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