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desertghost

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I have been trying to add extra components to my computer for a long time. I had a scanner and a webcam that I once tried to install, but neither would operate. I didn't think too much of it, and just thought that it was because the technology was a bit dated. However, today I purchased a new printer, that has scanning and copying capabilities. I went through the proper installation process, with the disc that came bundled with the printer, and was able to install it. I was able to print a document just fine, but when I tried to scan, I got this message, : "16 Bit Windows Subsystem; 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"

This was the same message I was getting even with the older equipment I had. I have no understanding of what this means or what I can do about it. My computer is running on windows2000 NT, if that has anything to do with it. I really want to be able to use all of the functions of my printer/scanner/copier, and any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Here's a pinned topic on that very problem, by Starjax

http://www.geekstogo...showtopic=48310
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Thank you so much. I can't believe how simple it was to fix with that link, less then a few seconds and Now i can run all my functions. I know it must not have been too much effort to link me to the help topic, but thanks for that, it really made a difference for me.
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