Unable to load games -NFS III

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I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
trying to install, the following message appears <quote
>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.<unquote>
I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
1) Zone Alarm free
2)NAV-2003
3)Adaware SE
4)Spybot S&D
5)Spywareblaster
6)A-squared free
7)CCleaner
8)CWShredder.
Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
something then.
Would somebody please help.
TIA.

--
drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
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    "Jaycee" <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote in message
    news:hmgyc4l33d9l.13ljl0i3oswbx.dlg@40tude.net...
    >I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    > OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    > Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously
    > all
    > was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    > trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>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.<unquote>

    Hello!

    Easy solution, copy autoexec.nt from c:\windows\repair to
    c:\windows\system32 if you're not sure on how to do this there's a video up
    at http://windows.dasmirnov.net/videos/

    --
    Paul Smith,
    Yeovil, UK.
    http://www.dasmirnov.net/
    http://windows.dasmirnov.net/ Windows XP Resource Site.

    *Replace nospam with smirnov to reply by e-mail*
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    In news:hmgyc4l33d9l.13ljl0i3oswbx.dlg@40tude.net,
    Jaycee <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> had this to say:

    My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

    > I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a
    > reinstall of OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install
    > games like NFS-III Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It
    > seems that previously all was well and these games <and more>were
    > installed without difficulty. On trying to install, the following
    > message appears <quote
    >> 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.<unquote>
    > I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my
    > system 1) Zone Alarm free
    > 2)NAV-2003
    > 3)Adaware SE
    > 4)Spybot S&D
    > 5)Spywareblaster
    > 6)A-squared free
    > 7)CCleaner
    > 8)CWShredder.
    > Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when
    > apart from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean
    > package in safe mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had
    > managed to bungle up something then.
    > Would somebody please help.
    > TIA.

    Error message when you start a DOS or 16 bit Program:
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767

    Galen
    --
    Signature changed for a moment of silence.
    Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.
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    Hi,

    The simplest method to resolve this common problem is to copy autoexec.nt
    from C:\Windows\repair to C:\Windows\system32 and overwrite the one that is
    currently there.

    Alternately, you can create a new autoexec.nt file and save it to the
    \windows\system32 folder to overwrite the corrupted one. Click start/run and
    type notepad, then click ok. Copy/paste the below code into it (instead of
    typing it in to prevent errors), then click file/"save as". Navigate to the
    C:\Windows\system32 folder, change the "save as file" type to "all types"
    and name the file autoexec.nt, then click save (if prompted to overwrite the
    existing one, do so).

    @echo off
    lh %SystemRoot%\system32\mscdexnt.exe
    lh %SystemRoot%\system32\redir
    lh %SystemRoot%\system32\dosx
    SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 P330 T3

    Reboot when finished. This usually fixes it, but you will find further steps
    here if it doesn't:

    Error message when you install or start an MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based
    program
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767

    Basically, you will have to expand new copies of command.com, autoexec.nt,
    and config.nt to the system32 folder from the WinXP CD or I386 folder on
    your hard drive. Sometimes, you need to create new ones and overwrite the
    existing ones - the method is described in the article.

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
    www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

    "Jaycee" <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote in message
    news:hmgyc4l33d9l.13ljl0i3oswbx.dlg@40tude.net...
    >I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    > OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    > Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously
    > all
    > was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    > trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>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.<unquote>
    > I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    > 1) Zone Alarm free
    > 2)NAV-2003
    > 3)Adaware SE
    > 4)Spybot S&D
    > 5)Spywareblaster
    > 6)A-squared free
    > 7)CCleaner
    > 8)CWShredder.
    > Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when
    > apart
    > from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    > mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    > something then.
    > Would somebody please help.
    > TIA.
    >
    > --
    > drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
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    I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3 years
    now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!

    "Jaycee" wrote:

    > I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    > OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    > Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
    > was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    > trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    > >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.<unquote>
    > I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    > 1) Zone Alarm free
    > 2)NAV-2003
    > 3)Adaware SE
    > 4)Spybot S&D
    > 5)Spywareblaster
    > 6)A-squared free
    > 7)CCleaner
    > 8)CWShredder.
    > Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
    > from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    > mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    > something then.
    > Would somebody please help.
    > TIA.
    >
    > --
    > drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >
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    On Tue, 19 Apr 2005 17:36:38 +0100, Paul Smith wrote:

    > "Jaycee" <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote in message
    > news:hmgyc4l33d9l.13ljl0i3oswbx.dlg@40tude.net...
    >>I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    >> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously
    >> all
    >> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>>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.<unquote>
    >
    > Hello!
    >
    > Easy solution, copy autoexec.nt from c:\windows\repair to
    > c:\windows\system32 if you're not sure on how to do this there's a video up
    > at http://windows.dasmirnov.net/videos/

    Thanks Paul,
    Your method helped, and all games loaded without difficulty and computer
    has been duly hijacked by teen trojans :-(


    --
    drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
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    On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:28:02 -0700, BryanNitro wrote:

    > I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    > computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    > system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    > Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3 years
    > now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    > also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    > files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >
    > "Jaycee" wrote:
    >
    >> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    >> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
    >> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>>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.<unquote>
    >> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >> 2)NAV-2003
    >> 3)Adaware SE
    >> 4)Spybot S&D
    >> 5)Spywareblaster
    >> 6)A-squared free
    >> 7)CCleaner
    >> 8)CWShredder.
    >> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
    >> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >> something then.
    >> Would somebody please help.
    >> TIA.
    >>
    >> --
    >> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>

    Problem solved very easily see replies in
    microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
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    On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 06:59:42 +0530, Jaycee <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote:

    >On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:28:02 -0700, BryanNitro wrote:
    >
    >> I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    >> computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    >> system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    >> Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3 years
    >> now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    >> also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    >> files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >>
    >> "Jaycee" wrote:
    >>
    >>> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    >>> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >>> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
    >>> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >>> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>>>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.<unquote>
    >>> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >>> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >>> 2)NAV-2003
    >>> 3)Adaware SE
    >>> 4)Spybot S&D
    >>> 5)Spywareblaster
    >>> 6)A-squared free
    >>> 7)CCleaner
    >>> 8)CWShredder.
    >>> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
    >>> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >>> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >>> something then.
    >>> Would somebody please help.
    >>> TIA.
    >>>
    >>> --
    >>> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>>
    >
    >Problem solved very easily see replies in
    >microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support

    Or you could have answered here. Looking in another NG is only good if you're
    already subscribed to the group. There's over 10,000 headers in the last 3 days
    in that group.

    What did they say check the compatibility setting ?

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    Hi
    had the same problem myself a few weeks ago If you search for the missing
    file and copy it to C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
    Then everything should work
    Hope this helps
    Regards
    David (NOT AN MSVP THINGY)
    "BryanNitro" <BryanNitro@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:3741885B-C135-4528-B8B8-E3DC22355746@microsoft.com...
    >I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    > computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    > system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    > Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3
    > years
    > now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    > also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    > files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >
    > "Jaycee" wrote:
    >
    >> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall
    >> of
    >> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously
    >> all
    >> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >> >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.<unquote>
    >> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >> 2)NAV-2003
    >> 3)Adaware SE
    >> 4)Spybot S&D
    >> 5)Spywareblaster
    >> 6)A-squared free
    >> 7)CCleaner
    >> 8)CWShredder.
    >> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when
    >> apart
    >> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >> something then.
    >> Would somebody please help.
    >> TIA.
    >>
    >> --
    >> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>
  11. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:54:55 -0400, Husky wrote:

    > On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 06:59:42 +0530, Jaycee <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote:
    >
    >>On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:28:02 -0700, BryanNitro wrote:
    >>
    >>> I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    >>> computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    >>> system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    >>> Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3 years
    >>> now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    >>> also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    >>> files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >>>
    >>> "Jaycee" wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    >>>> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >>>> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
    >>>> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >>>> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>>>>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.<unquote>
    >>>> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >>>> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >>>> 2)NAV-2003
    >>>> 3)Adaware SE
    >>>> 4)Spybot S&D
    >>>> 5)Spywareblaster
    >>>> 6)A-squared free
    >>>> 7)CCleaner
    >>>> 8)CWShredder.
    >>>> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
    >>>> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >>>> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >>>> something then.
    >>>> Would somebody please help.
    >>>> TIA.
    >>>>
    >>>> --
    >>>> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>>>
    >>
    >>Problem solved very easily see replies in
    >>microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
    >
    > Or you could have answered here. Looking in another NG is only good if you're
    > already subscribed to the group. There's over 10,000 headers in the last 3 days
    > in that group.
    >
    > What did they say check the compatibility setting ?

    Just plain and simple copied autoexec.nt from windows.repair to system.32
    and all was well.
    I guess I had managed to delete it from tge sys32 folder.


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    drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
  12. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 18:53:26 +0100, David Byrne wrote:

    > Hi
    > had the same problem myself a few weeks ago If you search for the missing
    > file and copy it to C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
    > Then everything should work
    > Hope this helps
    > Regards
    > David (NOT AN MSVP THINGY)
    > "BryanNitro" <BryanNitro@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:3741885B-C135-4528-B8B8-E3DC22355746@microsoft.com...
    >>I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    >> computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    >> system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    >> Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3
    >> years
    >> now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    >> also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    >> files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >>
    >> "Jaycee" wrote:
    >>
    >>> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall
    >>> of
    >>> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >>> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously
    >>> all
    >>> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >>> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>> >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.<unquote>
    >>> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >>> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >>> 2)NAV-2003
    >>> 3)Adaware SE
    >>> 4)Spybot S&D
    >>> 5)Spywareblaster
    >>> 6)A-squared free
    >>> 7)CCleaner
    >>> 8)CWShredder.
    >>> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when
    >>> apart
    >>> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >>> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >>> something then.
    >>> Would somebody please help.
    >>> TIA.
    >>>
    >>> --
    >>> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>>

    Thanks ,
    Found it in the windows.repair folder, and copying it did the trick.


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

    On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:54:55 -0400, Husky wrote:

    > On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 06:59:42 +0530, Jaycee <drjaycee@emailis.invalid> wrote:
    >
    >>On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:28:02 -0700, BryanNitro wrote:
    >>
    >>> I hate to say it but man you have way to many Spyware programs on your
    >>> computer if you have to many they can start to uninstall each other and/or
    >>> system files you only need to very very good programs Spybot-Search and
    >>> Destroy and AVG 7.0 Free Edition I have used those programs for about 3 years
    >>> now no problems!!! oh yeah as for your computer saying it is unable 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." one thing get more ram 256 is at bare minimum
    >>> also if you did a non destructive restore it will restore windows system
    >>> files and not wipe your whole hard drive!!!
    >>>
    >>> "Jaycee" wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> I am running XP-Pro (SP-1)on PIV 1.6 256 Ram.Of late ,after a reinstall of
    >>>> OS and SP-1,my kids tell me they are unable to install games like NFS-III
    >>>> Age of Mythology etc. < blessing in disguise?> It seems that previously all
    >>>> was well and these games <and more>were installed without difficulty. On
    >>>> trying to install, the following message appears <quote
    >>>>>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.<unquote>
    >>>> I have The following progs all updated and periodically run on my system
    >>>> 1) Zone Alarm free
    >>>> 2)NAV-2003
    >>>> 3)Adaware SE
    >>>> 4)Spybot S&D
    >>>> 5)Spywareblaster
    >>>> 6)A-squared free
    >>>> 7)CCleaner
    >>>> 8)CWShredder.
    >>>> Recently suffered a Trojan attack< courtesy two teenaged kids > when apart
    >>>> from these had to resort to cleaning with Trend Sysclean package in safe
    >>>> mode and had to do some deleting.Wonder if I had managed to bungle up
    >>>> something then.
    >>>> Would somebody please help.
    >>>> TIA.
    >>>>
    >>>> --
    >>>> drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
    >>>>
    >>
    >>Problem solved very easily see replies in
    >>microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
    >
    > Or you could have answered here. Looking in another NG is only good if you're
    > already subscribed to the group. There's over 10,000 headers in the last 3 days
    > in that group.
    >
    > What did they say check the compatibility setting ?

    I think I had set it in the headers of my OP that Followup was to be made
    at help_and_support.Any decent newsreader points it out on trying to reply.
    Anyway I have already answered your question in the previous post.


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    drjayceeATgmailDOTcom
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