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16 bit ms dos subsystem error


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I Been getting this 16 bit ms dos susystem error which states that C:/DOCUME~1/BALDEV/LOCALS~1/TEMP/. A Temporary file need for initialization could not be created or could not be written to. Make sure that the directory path exists, and disk space is available. Choose 'Close' to terminate appication.
I get this error when i try to install some games or try to run a program called PC DOCTOR for WINDOWS XP. So can someone Plz help me.. THANKS ALOT.

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This should clear that

http://www.visualtou...oads/xp_fix.exe
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Thank you for replying back. I hace actually tried using that but the error still come up. it comes up on any .exe update or install file that i have. So what else can i do.
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Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, click more options then clean up restore points, click confirm, click OK. Then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you will need the XP CD

System File Check will display an onscreen blue progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot.

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this. This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.


When it gets to the desktop, the system files and the hard drive will be as they should and you can check for any improvement


This section is optional

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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alrite then keith, ill do all thjis and ill get backt o you on monday. Thanks alot for all the help.

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Check after you get through sfc /scannow to see if it is clear
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Hey there again..

I did all that u said in the list up there...and still the problem persists. Any idea what the problem might be. Virus or something.

THanks man
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Please go here:

Malware Removal Guide

Run all the programmes as advised then post a current Hijack This Log in a new topic in the Malware Forum

For the purpose of accurate malware analysis, Hijack This Logs are only dealt with in the Malware Forum. Posting them anywhere else will result in a delayed response

If you are unable to run any of the programmes, ask for advice in the Malware Forum
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Right click on My Computer and select properties.On the Advanced Tab click on "Environment Variables". Make sure The variable for temp and tmp are correct.they should be like this"C:\Documents and Settings\"Your Username"\Local Settings\Temp. if they are not in that format select each and
click on edit. paste this for variable value : "%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp". remove the quotes.
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I have posted ther many times with no response...but i will try again.

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