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D:INSTALL.EXE error message when trying to load an old game

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Anonymous
April 13, 2005 11:06:02 AM

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C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is not suitable for running
MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.Chose 'close' to terminate the
application
i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there anyway to run this in
dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to run it win95 ran it fine.
Anonymous
April 13, 2005 11:19:58 AM

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Are you trying to run a DOS program?

xfiler

>-----Original Message-----
>C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is not
suitable for running
>MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.Chose 'close'
to terminate the
>application
> i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there
anyway to run this in
>dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to run
it win95 ran it fine.
>.
>
Anonymous
April 13, 2005 7:17:42 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Hi

Please see if the following article helps:

"Error Message When You Install or Start an MS-DOS or 16-Bit Windows Based
Program"
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767

--

Will Denny
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
Please reply to the News Groups


"randini69" <randini69@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:803C8D5C-139F-46C7-86A6-B5D631F8F919@microsoft.com...
> C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is not suitable for running
> MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.Chose 'close' to terminate the
> application
> i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there anyway to run this in
> dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to run it win95 ran it
> fine.
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Anonymous
April 13, 2005 7:17:43 PM

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the game can be loaded in dos mode, but i can't run dos alone. only ms-dos

"Will Denny" wrote:

> Hi
>
> Please see if the following article helps:
>
> "Error Message When You Install or Start an MS-DOS or 16-Bit Windows Based
> Program"
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767
>
> --
>
> Will Denny
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
> Please reply to the News Groups
>
>
> "randini69" <randini69@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:803C8D5C-139F-46C7-86A6-B5D631F8F919@microsoft.com...
> > C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is not suitable for running
> > MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.Chose 'close' to terminate the
> > application
> > i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there anyway to run this in
> > dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to run it win95 ran it
> > fine.
>
>
>
Anonymous
April 13, 2005 7:17:44 PM

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I have a program called DOSbox to run DOS games in XP -
you could google for it, I like it, and I didn't have to
give up my old favorites.

HTH, and YMMV!!

xfiler


>-----Original Message-----
>the game can be loaded in dos mode, but i can't run dos
alone. only ms-dos
>
>"Will Denny" wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> Please see if the following article helps:
>>
>> "Error Message When You Install or Start an MS-DOS or
16-Bit Windows Based
>> Program"
>> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767
>>
>> --
>>
>> Will Denny
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>> Please reply to the News Groups
>>
>>
>> "randini69" <randini69@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote in message
>> news:803C8D5C-139F-46C7-86A6-
B5D631F8F919@microsoft.com...
>> > C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is
not suitable for running
>> > MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows
applications.Chose 'close' to terminate the
>> > application
>> > i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there
anyway to run this in
>> > dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to
run it win95 ran it
>> > fine.
>>
>>
>>
>.
>
Anonymous
April 13, 2005 7:17:44 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

I have a program called DOSbox to run DOS games in XP -
you could google for it, I like it, and I didn't have to
give up my old favorites.

HTH, and YMMV!!

xfiler


>-----Original Message-----
>the game can be loaded in dos mode, but i can't run dos
alone. only ms-dos
>
>"Will Denny" wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> Please see if the following article helps:
>>
>> "Error Message When You Install or Start an MS-DOS or
16-Bit Windows Based
>> Program"
>> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767
>>
>> --
>>
>> Will Denny
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>> Please reply to the News Groups
>>
>>
>> "randini69" <randini69@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote in message
>> news:803C8D5C-139F-46C7-86A6-
B5D631F8F919@microsoft.com...
>> > C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT. The system file is
not suitable for running
>> > MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows
applications.Chose 'close' to terminate the
>> > application
>> > i have changed my system to nstf recently. is there
anyway to run this in
>> > dos only, it should work then.or anyway to get xp to
run it win95 ran it
>> > fine.
>>
>>
>>
>.
>
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