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NTVDM.Exe taking 100% cpu usage


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Nigel

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Although I'm only running 32 bit applications my PC slows and then stops altogether. Checking the task managet and discovered that the NTVDM.exe (NT Virtual Dos Machine)
is hogging 100% of the CPU.
I know that this fires up when ever you start a 16 bit application or open a dos window and stays resident to make launching any further 16 bit apps quicker
But Help how can I stop it hogging all the processor.....
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techchik

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Hi Nigel,

I got a program called TAMEDOS which knocks NTVDM right back into line. I upgraded all our office computers to XP while I still have 7 users running a critical DOS program and this program worked great for me. They have a free trial so you can test it and I found the cost (I forget just now how much it was) to be reasonable.

Here's their weblink:

http://www.tamedos.com/

Good luck!

TechChik
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