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"16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem" error


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penguinshrink

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Several times over the past month I've tried to run an older CD (eg: my copy of Dungeon Hack) on my XP machine, and I get the following error message:

16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem
(name of file I'm trying to run)
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.

Even if I click "Ignore", it still doesn't work. This doesn't affect how the rest of my computer runs, but I'd like to be able to play my old games.

Thanks so much! :tazz:
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gerryf

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Download the xp-fix from the following page:

windows xp 16-bit subsystem error
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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.
I have been trying for weeks to fix my autoexec.nt & config.nt files which were corrupted by some nasty virus. All the Microsoft fixes did NOT work. I downloaded the fix through your link and instantly IT IS CORRECTED. Your site is the BEST!!!!
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Sorry not to get back sooner, but this fixed my problem instantly! Thanks so much. :tazz:
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