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16-bits windows-subsystem

Question: 16-bits windows-subsystem

Since last week I get an error message when I try to open certain programs.

I have probably installed some new software, but have no idea how to solve this. Does anyone have a clue?

The message I get (in Dutch, but I will try to translate)

C:\windows\systems32\autoexec.nt. Het systeembestand is niet geschikt voor MS-DOS en Microsoft Windows-toepassingen, Kies sluiten om de toepassing af te sluiten

C:\windows\systems32\autoexec.nt. The systemfile does not support MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose close to exit this application.

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Preferred Solution: 16-bits windows-subsystem

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my desktop is Dell XPS 730. it currently using Vista 32 bits. Everything runs very slow and none of games are runnable due frames dropping, skipping, and freezing even after I installed new Hard Drive. I decided upgrade to Windows 7 64 bits would help with running minecraft game without issue.

I downloaded Windows 7 USB DVD download tool and Windows 7 64 bits ISO. it installed into flash drive successful but it came with bootsect error. So I looked around for it and found here 32-Bit BootSect

I downloaded "bootsect7600x86.zip". I right clicked and clicked on Properties and clicked unblock then applied and clicked ok. Then opened and I only find Bootsect exe file, nothing else. so I clicked that and command prompts came up and disappeared really instant and nothing ever happened. What am I missing? I also need Window 7 64 bits for my laptop after new HDD arrive. Just needed to make USB bootable somehow.

EDIT: I did right clicked on that exe file and did not see "run as admin"

EDIT2: Forgot to add, do I need to have product key code? Im upgrading my desktop from vista 32 bit to windows 7 64 bit

Answer:Upgrade to Windows 7 home perm 64 bits from Vista 32 bits

The term is bit, not bits

Use WintoBootic to put the iso on the flash drive, it works perfectly everytime.

WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB

Where are you downloading the iso from, I would download it again and check the size when you`re done.

Home Premium and Professional 64 Bit are both 3.09 GBs

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Hey,
as the title says, I find myself in a dilema..

It started when I decided I wanted to put a total of 4GB of RAM in my computer. The problem is that I have Windows XP x86 (32-bits) installed.
Then, a few friends of mine adviced me to get rid of this old Windows XP (32-bits), get the total of 4GB of RAM and install Windows 7 x64.

My CPU's architecture supports x64 systems, as I have 4 cores. My main problem, is that I would have to reinstall all my programs, applications and drivers (because I have the 32-bits-versions installed) and that if I stay with my 32-bits-XP system, it would only read 3 to 3.5GB of RAM aprox.

In response to this, a friend told me that Windows 7 x64 wouldn't cause compatibility issues with those 32-bit programas, applications and drivers. However, if I'd like to get the best performance, I would have to download/get the x64-compatible-versions..

To sum it up, I would really like if you experts could help me and get me out of this dilema. Is it true what my friends mentioned me? Should I change and get the new Windows 7 x64? Which would be the downsides and which the upsides?

I would also like to mention that I am a still and motion graphics designer, and that the latest softwares for that (for instance all Adobe CS4) have come out x64.This would definitely be a plus if I change to Windows 7 x64, right?

Thank you very, very much.. Really.
Best regards,
Chris.
 

Answer:Dilema: Install Windows 7 (64-bits) or keep XP (32-bits)

First lets see if your system is ready for Windows 7. Download this ---> Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor and test your system for compatibility.
 

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I want to know how to have a boot screen prompting for both operating systems.
Thanks.
 

Answer:Installing Windows XP (32 bits) when having Windows Vista (64 bits) installed.

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Have just brought a new pc which has Windows XP home edition already installed on it, it does not come with a windows cd, and i am now finding i'm having problems when trying to load software. I am getting the following message when trying to load a cd:-

16 BIT WINDOWS SUBSYSTEM

C:\WINDOWS\SYS32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and MICROSOFT windows applications.

CLOSE OR IGNORE.

Ignore doesn't do anything

I am also experiencing the same sort of problem when i try to go on the internet. The message reads:-

16 BIT MS-DOS SUBSYSTEM

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\COMMAND.COM
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and MICROSOFT windows applications.

CLOSE OR IGNORE. Choose close or ignore but you can still get on the internet.

Why I am getting these messages and how can I get rid of them?

Answer:16 bit ms-dos subsystem & 16 bit windows subsystem problems

I had the same problem with running some programs, try this, it worked for me:

Go to C:\windows\repair

Copy the file "autoexec.nt" and paste it into your C:\windows\system32 folder

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Have no clue what this is and why it's doing it. It mainly happnes with boot up and I have read that it is a source of crashes to games e.g BF4I have a limited understanding of computersplease help me

Answer:Failed to Initialize WMI Core or Provider SubSystem or Event SubSystem with erro

I'll just add some more info  Basically when I play BF4 it runs smoothly. No lag, no drops in fps. Nothing. However, my screen will suddenly go black or red. I am unable to exit out of the game, Ctrl + Alt+ Delete. Keyboard and mouse are useless. I have to hard restart my pcWhen I load up my pc i get a error message in event viewer saying ''Failed to Initialize WMI Core or Provider SubSystem or Event SubSystem with error number 0x80041002. This could be due to a badly installed version of WMI, WMI repository upgrade failure, insufficient disk space or insufficient memory.''.I read up and people who play games have this problem.My specs are:Intel I5 4770kAmd Radeon R9 280X Sapphire overclocked edition8 Gb of ddr3 ramWindows 8.1 OEM650w Powersupply 80+ gold

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Hello Tech Support Guy Nation,

So I have an issue with getting a laptop hooked onto the router signal. The router is a brand spankin new Linksys EA4500 and the laptop is an IBM which is running Win XP (not sure of SP version as it is a customer's comp. at a hotel I run). Anyway, the error message I am encountering is:

The network password needs to be 40 bits r 104 bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters

At first I thought is was my router password since it contained a $ symbol so I changed it to only letters and numbers but still didn't work. I have never encountered this error message on any laptops and no other rooms have been affected. Thank you as always for the the knowledge...
 

Answer:Solved: Error Message:"The network password needs to be 40 bits r 104 bits depending.

You are using WPA or WPA2 encryption and the laptop--because of the lack of at least service pack 2, incorrect wireless driver, or old wireless adapter--does not support WPA(2).
 

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This is a rather unsual error message from Windows 7, that cannot even run 16-bits programs, quote:

"Too many other files are currently in use by 16-bit programs. Exit one or more 16-bit programs, or increase the value of files in your Config.sys file."

The only time that this issue shows up is when trying to run a program as administrator from within my standard user account. The "Run as..." could be initiated either manually, or by running a program that requires elevated access rights to the system, such as starting an installation as a standard user.

The error is seemed to be triggered by the UAC, or more accurately the "consent.exe" file that actually locks up the screen and nothing can be accessed. It seems that the system is waiting for input for the UAC, clicking anywhere on the screen results in the typical error sound but nothing else. The "ctrl-alt-del" does bring up a list, selecting log out pops up the quoted error message during the logoff process. Logging back in with the same UID seems normal, until the "Run as..." initiated and the system seems locked again. Rebooting the system clears up this error, but it does come back in an irregular interval. The timeframe could be from an hour, or more, on some days it does not come back at all.

While Windows 7 64-bit does not have a "config.sys" file, one has been added to "C:\" that contains:


Code:
Files=130
Buffers=1000
It's too e... Read more

Answer:16-bits program error message in 64-bits W7...

Well, having the "config.sys" file did not help. The system still have the same issues as posted earlier. Removing EMET 3.5 didn't help either...

Other than the "Run as...", the system works fine with any other programs. While I could grant administrator access to my user account, I'd prefer not to do it.

Would anyone have an idea what could cause this issue?

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I have a 64 bit HP pavilion laptop. When windows update shows me new updates for a 32 bit MS office, do I download them even though I'm running a 64 bit laptop or just the 64 bit MS office download improvements?

Answer:32-bits vs 64-bits Microsoft Office Updates

If you don't have 32-bit Office, you don't need need any 32-bit Office updates.The 32-bit Office updates are not compatible with 64-bit Office anyway.message edited by phil22

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I installed Autocad 2010 in window 7(64 bits). I couldn't install because Autocad software software is 32 bits. Window 7 is 64 bits. So it couldn't not install. So I would like to know how to install 32 bits software in 64 bits window 7.

Answer:how to install 32 bits software in 64 bits window 7

32 bit software will run on 64 bit Windows 7 without any special steps being taken. Windows 7 64 bit actually maintains a 32 bit registry in order to accommodate 32 bit programmes.If you cannot install Autocad the problem is likely to be something more that the 32/64 bit difference. There is the possibility that it wouldn't even install on 32 bit Widows 7 and it is the OS itself that is the problem.You need to contact Autocad and see what they say about the problem, after all they know there own software better than anyone else.Stuart

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my computer is set on 64 bits i need to set it on 32 bits to update adobe flash player

Answer:change from 64 bits to 32 bits on my computer

You cant just change from a 64 bit OS to a 32 bit OS. You have to actually install the different OS you can't just change a setting. What's going on here? You're trying to update flash player: From adobes web site? What browser are you using? What is the exact error message that you are getting?My name is JRComp, and I approve this message.

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Hola, q tal?En mi trabajo me traen sus compus viruleadas y la booteo con Avira Antivir Rescue CD. y le borro todos los virus que encuentra y entro al sistema y le instalo un Antivirus Bueno y se lo actualizo.En este caso me trajieron una Laptop con windows 7 x64. y mi Avira CD es de x32 Bits. y no le encontro nada. suena logico que no sepa leer 64 bits. pero es cierto? y si si que antivirus tipo Live CD hay en 64 bits?

Answer:Antivirus x32 bits --- Virus x64 bits = ?

Es buena pregunta. Buscado en Google, aparece que es la verdad. Hay diferencia entre los dos. http://www.start64.com/index.php?op...Aquella compaņia ofrece 64bit protecion. Sin embargo, no tengo fe en los programas de anti virus. Son tardes. Si un virus sale hoy, una semana puede pasar antes que sepan del viurs. En una semans muchas maquinas pueden recibir el virus.English version:His question is, Is there a difference between AV programs that run on 32 bit machines as opposed to 64 bit & will the 32 bit program find viruses on a 64 bit machine? The link I posted says there is some difference. NOD offers 64 bit protection as well.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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hi friends... i have 64 bits os and 32 bits antivirus so can that antivirus be installed in 64 bits and get full security as 64 bits anitvirus? can 32 bits antivirus scan the registry of 64 bits program ? please suggest me
thank you

Answer:can 32 bits antivirus be installed on 64 bits OS ?

Hello Dare2winnn,

It's recommended to use a 64-bit AV program on a 64-bit OS for full protection. Some 32-bit AV programs will not install on a 64-bit OS.

I just use the included Windows Defender.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Can someone explain these figures to me? Im talking about 8 Bits/channel in terms of imagery and pictures. I dont really get these. Is it the smaller the number, the better the picture? And, I heard that there are also different colour channels? Like Red and Blue channels, are these just the channels in which the computer can read and identify?And what about 48 bit colour? Is that in the same category as 8 Bits/channel? Or is it something totally different.I need to know more about colours.Thanks.

Answer:48 bits 16 bits 8 Bits Channel.

Essentially, bits per channel represents colour depth, the higher the bits per channel, the higher the range of distinct colours. This should explain better than I could click hereAnd when your finished reading that click here for answers to your colour channels query.

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Hi,I have been looking for a solution to upgrade my Inspiron 1525 laptop, preinstalled with Vista Home Premium 32 bits when I bought it.The target is to prepare path to upgrade to Windows 10.I need Windows 7 or 8 to start with.I could not find a way on Dell website.
Many thanks in advance !Isabelle

Answer:Upgrade for my Inspiron 1525 Laptop from Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bits to Windows 7 or 8 and then to Windows 10

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would like to inform you that the Inspiron 1525 is not tested for windows 10 and we would not suggest that you upgrade the version of windows 
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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I am getting the following error message when trying to play some small games I install.C:\windows\system 32\config.ntThe system file is not suitable for running ms-dos and microsoft windows applications.close or ignore.I am running win xp home sp1.they run fine on my wife's computer.She has sp2. Any thoughts? Thanx.

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

click here and click on XP_Fix.EXE or MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based program Error message when you install or start Xp, Do the following. Rename the existing file autoexec.nt to autoexec.old (make sure you have not got your system files hidden). Inside the windows folder there should be one called "repair". Within this folder there should be a copy of autoexec.nt. Make a copy of the file and place in the orignal locationclick here

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 Everytime I try to install software I get this message 16 bit windows subsystem C:/windows\system32\config.nt. The sysytem file is not suitable for running MS-Dos and Microsoft windows Applications. Choose 'close' to terminte the applicationHow can i fix this problem? I cannot install some important school applications

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

link supplied by raptor>http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767

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I am trying to load a family tree programme on my laptap(xp)
Succesfully loaded on my desktop (xp).

When I try to run the cd i get.

16 bit windows subsystem.

C:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt

The system file is not suitable for running ms-dos and microsoft windows.

choose close to terminate the application
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

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c:\windows\system32\autoexe.nt The file system is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft windows aplications.Choose close to terminste the application


i am trying to run print master silver and updated driver package from via. the drivers are for winxp, althought print master is kind if old i ran it on xp before

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

look at the thread "Help cant install any games anymore" by gizmo, same exact question

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If anyone can help me figure this out I would be greatly appreciative. I recently had some virus and adware problems that I have gotten resolved. Now when I drop a game CD in (that played previously) I get an error message. It says:
16 bit Windows Subsystem
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows Applications.

I am using Windows XP Home Edition.

Can anyone tell me what to do?

Bill
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

I think this will help.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767
 

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First time posting. I bought a cd game for my grandson. I am running Windows 2000 professional. It is the upgrade version. I had 98. When I place the game in the cd I get 2 boxes. The first box is 16 Bit Windows Subsystem. C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswMonVd.dll. An installable Virtual Device Driver failed DLL initialization. Choose 'Close' to termininate the application. This is followed by the CLOSE box and IGNORE box. I click the IGNORE box and then I get the following message again. 16 Bit Windows Subsystem C:\Winnt\System32\AutoexecNT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows Applications. Choose 'CLOSE' to terminate the application. This has the close box or ignore box. You choose either box and it will send me back to my icons. Thank you for any help to this first timer. Frank in Sunny San Diego
 

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=305521
 

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Every time i start up win Xp, i get the messageC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and microsoft windows applications.i can either close it or ignor it for the mean time but it still comes up when i power up unless i hibernate. I cant find any traces of an AUTOEXEC.NT. any where. please help.

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

If you have an XP disc (retail, oem or restore). Insert your XP disc into the CD drive and open it.You will see a folder named i386, open it and resize the window so you are able to see the desktop.In the folder you will find the file autoexec.nt_; - right click on it, drag it to your desktop and select copy here.To use WinZip to expand the file:-Open WinZip and drag the file into the main window - choose extract - on the screen which comes up make sure "all files" is selected then in the main window above expand C: then expand WINDOWS, click on System32 to highlight the folder and finally choose extract.The file should now be in System32 folder.If you do not have a disc, the file can be downloaded from here - click here

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I have a fairly new comp. with windows home xp and athlon 3500.When I try to install software the following message appears c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and microsoft windows applications. Choose to terminate the application CLOSE IGNORE. if I press the ignore button some software carries on installing others wont install Any Idear please

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

click here then on XP_FIX.EXE to download the fix.

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I have XP Pro running a Geovision 800 Multi-cam System, which works well. I have been trying to use a registry cleaner and it seems removed something wrong as now when I try to reload the Geovsion I get the above titled message which continues:

"D\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG.NT
The System is not suitable MS-DOS & Microsoft Windows applications. Choose Close to terminate the application"

Does this require re-installing XP? Can it repaired without removing all my files etc. to one of my exterior hard Disks?
 

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When I put in a CD Rom disk and I try to run a program there is an error window and it sais,"16 bit Windows Subsystem C:WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Chose 'close' to terminate the application." Than there are two buttons (Close) and (Ignore).When I click (Ignore) nothing happens.When I click (Close) nothing happens too.How do I fix this problem?????????????????????????????????????This only happens to a couple of my CD's, not all.They worked before but now they don't.I have Windows XP Proffesional.


 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

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Someone help! Whenever I try to open MS WORD or EXCEL, I get an error box that says
16 Bit Window Subsystem
C:/Windows/System 32/Autexec. NT
The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'close' to terminate the application.

This was all working fine and 'suitable' 2 days ago! What happened? I haven't loaded anything new (that I know of).
Bill

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem?

Click Here

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When I try to install a program (Snap! Herbal Guide) I get a box that says, 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. Can anyone help me? I have an HP Pavilion a345w running Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2 installed. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Hi

There is a sticky at the beginning of the games forum that deals with this. Probably the easiest fix is in Cheeseball's visualtour link.
 

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I have windows XP on my Dell Dimensions desktop. Several weeks ago every time I turn the computer on I get the following message: 16 Bit Windows Subsystem C:\PROGRA~1|Symantec|S32EVNT1.DLL. An installable Virtual Device Driver failed Dll initialization. Choose close to terminate application.
Clicking on close gets rid of the window but it comes back everytime I turn the computer on. My computer is getting slower and slower. About a month ago we replaced our norton security system with NOD32. Can you help?
 

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

Welcome to TSG....

Did you uninstall Norton?

How to Fully Remove Norton 2004 and newer

Tools Needed = * SymNRT.exe click on this link below and it will start the download.

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/linked_files/tsgen/SymNRT.exe

Instructions for use from Bleeping Computers

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic42247.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34671.html
 

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I am operating XP pro and evey time i try and load a game I get
16 bit windows subsystem
C:\Windows\system32\AUTOEXEC.NT> The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and microsft windows applications.
How can I fix this....
Very confused

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

Hi burtlebee and welcome to BCDownload and run 16 Bit_Fix.exe and your off to the races, or should I say games. This error is caused by corrupted files that have been altered by malware called WinTools, so you might want to do something about that.

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wat does that mean and how can i fix it? im trying to install a prog for a class at college, and i get this message and wont let me in stall.
"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"

some computers at school have this prog and they are all running Xp. could ne one help, this is due in 2 days lol!!! thanks!!

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;324767

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What does this mean? Is connected to my new epson printer. Something with windows..."virtual device driver format in the registry is invalid. How do I fix this?
 

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

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howzit Guys I am new at tiis Ihave a problem I some times get this error

I6 Bit Windows.subsystem .The system file is not suitable for running .MS Dos andMicrosoft Windows applications.

Well thats my story I hope that some one can help

Thanx

flashmaan

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name GORDON-WGYL6WWZ
System Manufacturer VIA Technologies, Inc.
System Model P4M266-PM12-TL
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 1 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~1700 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG, 2/28/2003
SMBIOS Version 2.2
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\System32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)"
User Name GORDON-WGYL6WWZ\Gordon
Time Zone South Africa Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 280.36 MB
Total Virtual Memory 1.72 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.27 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
 

Answer:16 Bit windows.subsystem.????

Hey, welcome to Major Geeks.

See if one of the errors is listed here, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767

Steve
 

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When I start Windows xp the following error message appearsC:\WINDOWS|SYSTEM32|AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows aqpplications. Chose close to terminate the application.I can close or ignore this but every so often my pc closes down on its own since this appeared. I haven't knowingly installed any programs except Service Pack 2. How can I find out what the system file is that is trying to run. Also this just happens on my user account and no one elses!Any ideas

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

click here then on XP_FIX.EXE to download the fix.

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Dear everyone, please try to help me to solve my problem, evertime I open my PC this message always shows in startup.

16 bit Windows Subsystem

C:\1.exe

The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction CS:0557 IP: 018d OP:8dff
Choose "close or ignore " to terminate the application.
I am using windows xp SP2
Thanks!

Regards to all

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Welcome to the forum anqbamba

I suggest you post in our malware area after reading the fallowing article
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

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I have recently started to get new error messages while trying to setup some program (e.g. Snooker 147) in my computer. The error msg seems to be related to DOS based apps. It says "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. " Then it shows Close and Ignore options. I tried both options, but nothing let me go ahead. Any solution please?Narayan

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem error while installing or running a DOS applicationclick hereError message when you install or start an MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based programclick here

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I have a Dell Dimension 4600 with Windows XP Home. I am a novice to this world of electronic mania.
For the last two or three weeks the following message appears when I try to run a cd that I have run many times before:

16 bit Windows Subsystem
C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.NT
The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications---choose close to terminate....

I found the following suggestion on your site:

Go into the windows folder, there is another folder in there called "repair" which has a copy of the file, just copy it over the old one in the system32 folder

or

Put in your XP CD
From the command line type:
expand D:\i386\autoexec.nt_ c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt

I would use the second of the two suggestions if I knew how to get to the point of typing a command. Would I go to accessories and then Command Prompt? Would you suggest this solution?

Thank you.
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem...

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everytime i boot up my pc i get an error message that says 16 bit windows subsytem
c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt the system file is not suitabl for running windows and ms dos applications
any ideas?
 

Answer:61 bit windows subsystem

Answer is here:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767
 

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Win XP Home SP2

I too am receiving the following error:

C:\WINDOWS32\AUTOEXEC.NT The file system is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose close to terminate the application.

I have followed the instructions in the MS KB article: 324767

I have run the xp_fix.exe from visualtour.com

I have copied the autoexec.nt file from C:\WINDOWS\repair\ folder and pasted it into C:\WINDOWS\system32 folder.

all to NO AVAIL!

My system appears to run just fine with the exception that the error message appears every time I boot.

p.s. I don't understand why I can't post the url to the MS KB article.
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

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Hi I am trying to use a program I used about a year ago. It is Webster's Millennium Sign Language. This is a 4 cd set. For sometime now when I have to restart my computer or try to use this and certain other programs I get the following message.

16 bit Windows Subsystem

c: WINDOWS\SYSTEM\AUTOEXEC.NT.
The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft WIndows applications. Choose "close" to terminate the application.
At the bottom of the popup screen you are given the choice to close or ignore. It does'mt seem to matter which you choose the computer will run and function as it has in the past but you can not run certain programs no matter what you try. Can you suggest how I can fix this besides putting my Pc in the upper floor deck and watching it crash on the ground two stories below!!
Thanks for any help you can give me.

Teacher's Angel
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Welcome to TSG....

This installation program will reinstall the missing or corrupt Windows XP system files command.com, autoexec.nt and config.nt. The absence or corruption of one or more of these files causes a "16 Bit Subsystem" error.
http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/

Download the fix here:

http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/xp_fix.exe
 

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I read alot of other problems that say 12 bit windows Subsystem but none were the same as mine. After I install a program and try to run it a error message comes up saying: 16 Bit Windows Subsystem- crogram-1/symantec/s32event1.dll. An installable Virtual Device Driver fail Dll initialization. Choose close to terminate this application.

I have had a virus on this computer before, I'm guessing that a certain dll file was deleted. Is there any help for this? Any help would be appreciated
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

I think the solution to your problem is here.
 

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I am receiving the following error message when I attempt to enter certain programs.........

16 bit Windows Subsystem
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.

I guess what has happened is that one of the spyware/registry cleaners has changed something somewhere. The two programs affected so far are Lotus123 (an older version I admit - but I like it!) and a Phone dialer program.

I certainly would appreciate your thoughts on this one - I suppose there is a startup file that has been altered. BTW I am using XP professional OS on a single home computer
 

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When I try to access some things on the internet or run cds,the following appears on my screen:- 16 Bit Windows Subsystem C:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt.The system file is not suitable for running ms-dos and microsoft windows applications. How do I correct this problem?

Answer:16-bit windows subsystem

click here scroll down and click on XP_FIX.EXE to download the fix.

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When I try to install new software I get a message saying " 16 Bit Windows Subsystem" C\Windows\System32\AutoExec.NT. The system file is not sutable for running MS-dos and Microsoft Windows applications. The software will then not install. Anyone know what this is about and how to fix it? Thanks
 

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

Get the XP Fix here: http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/

(it should also work if you have Windows 2000)
 

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Trying to load a CD ROM but gets this message: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....The CD ROM is for a digital camera, any ideas? Thanks.

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

click hereIf you have a c:\windows\repair folder copy AUTOEXEC.NT from there to c:\windows\system32\

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While trying to install some software onto my pc I get the following mesage:


16 bit windows subsystem
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C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXE.NT The system file is not suitable for running MS DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Click Close to terminate.


This is for Adobe Photodeluxe and Adobe PageMill.

Any help?? Can I get around this at all? Most probably not...i THINK ITS TOO OLD

Cheers!

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

For some reason the installation of SP2 can cause a file called "AUTOEXEC.NT" to be corrupted or deleted. This file is part of the Windows 16-bit subsystem and usually lives in the system32 folder.

What's happening when you get this error is that the setup for that program uses InstallSheild which is a 16-bit program. Since the AUTOEXEC.NT file is missing, it can't run the install program. Not everyone who installs SP2 will have this problem, but we've had several calls and emails about it.

Fortunately there is a backup of the file living on your hard drive.

Double click "My Computer" then your hard drive (probably C drive) and open the "WINDOWS" folder.

Open "SYSTEM32" and see if the "AUTOEXEC.NT" file is in there. Chances are it isn't. If it is, then it's probably corrupt. Arrow up or hit "Back" to return to the main WINDOWS folder.

Go down to "Repair" and double click. You should find "autoexec.nt" and "config.nt" in there. Copy these files (Ctrl+C) then go back to SYSTEM32 and paste them there (Ctrl+V). It will ask you if you want to replace the old one?click "Yes".

That should do it. Now try installing that program and it should work fine
(from worldstart.com)

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Keep getting messages that a 16 bit subsystem dll has not loaded when attempting installation in XP1) ATI Graphics Driver for Rage Pro2) Norton Speed Disk direct install of that utlity only from Official CD

Answer:Windows 16 bit subsystem

click here and scroll down to XP_FIX.EXE to download the fix.

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Hi there

I am trying to download and install AVG but upon trying to install it i get the message that a 16 bit windows subsystem is not suitable for running MS DOS and windows applications. I am using Windows XP Home edition and it is about 2-3 years old now. Does anyone know what this is and if/how i can fix it please?

Thanks!
 

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heya, im trying to install a tiny tiny bit of software called HDD Jukebox/AudioPhile that i got with my new mp3 player, its on the CD-ROM but WONT install onto my pc, this is the error i get:



now i can install the other bits and bobs on the disc but this is the only damn thing i need off there! it works on my brothers XP machine fine, he has xp home, i have pro. now his machine has never been online with internet use so im guessing i have something installed on mine that just overrides whatever this needs....if not, then what?!

i spent loads on this damn player and its COMPLETELY usless if i cant sort this out...ill have to send it back as the music is on mine, not my brothers. does anyone have any idea what the hell is up with it?

cheers

Andy

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem?

any idea folks? PLEASE?

really wanna get using this thing!!

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I cannot load many programs due to this error message - C;\system32\autoexec.nt. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. choose close to terminate this program.    Something is seriously wrong because it is not the applications. They worked fine before?? Help???

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem Help

You can check out what Microsoft has to say on this subject:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767

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I receive this pop up any time I try to run a new *exe program. This happens from a downloaded file or one from a disk or CD.

I am attaching a PIC of the screen message. The Close or Ignore buttons do not work when this pop up is on screen.

I would appreciate any help from anyone. Also if my PC gets any slower I will go back to pencil, paper & snail mail. I'm running several anti-virus & spyware programs programs so should not have any problems of that nature

I also have a fire wall installed in addition to a router. My computer cannot be pinged.

Thanks in advance, Harry
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem Pop Up

http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/ - scroll down for XP Fix
 

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We upgraded our computer from Windows 95 to Windows XP about a year ago. I had no difficulty running Printshop Gold and Microsoft Works.

When I attempt to run printshop gold as well as printing a resume in microsoft works , I get a message reading:

c:/windows/system32/autoexec.nt. This system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose close to terminate the application.

What does this mean? Could I have a virus preventing me from running these two programs. I need to type a resume ASAP.

Mike was so nice to forward a procedure on how to correct this. I did fairly well but when it asked me to find the %systemroot% file, I didn't know how..
therefor the problem still exists.

Can anyone help?
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

324767 - Error message when you install or start an MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based program
 

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I am trying to install CD Maker Delux off this months cover disc but keep getting the following error message;16 Bit Windows SubsystemT. an installable virtual device driver failed dll initialisation. Choose 'close' to terminate the application.I am running XP Prof. on a 500Mz machine.Any ideas?

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I was trying to install a game on my computer, and when I hit the install button, this message popped up
C;\PROGRA~1\Symantec\S32EVNT1.DLL. An installable Virtual Device Driver failed Dll initialization. Choose "Close" to terminate the application
How can I fix this?
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

my guess would be your antivirus needs to be turned off be cause of the "symantec".
 

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Hi there,
Can you please help me im trying to install a game and this message keeps coming up, im running windows XP.

16 bit windows subsystem

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

Regards

Remster
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

Read this thread...

http://forums.techguy.org/t265343.html
 

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hi everytime i try to install a game like monopoly i keep getting this error :

16 bit Windows Subsystem
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.

When i click close nothing happens and the game i'm trying to install does not install. what does this mean can someone tell me i'll appreciate it.
btw my computer is a HP laptop - HP pavilion ze5375us notebook PC
OS- Windows XP. if u need anymore information just let me know.
Thanking u in advance,
Alicia .
 

Answer:help!!! what is 16 bit windows subsystem?

The link below should help you.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767

Let us know.

Steve
 

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Trying to go into pagemaker programme I get a message with the heading- 16 bit windows subsystem. 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. What does this mean because I cannot run the programme.

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

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Help ..Hope someone can get me out of this mess.. just been tring to give my comp a spring clean ,with ( easy clean ) . MUST HAVE GONE A BIT OVER THE TOP !! Now i cannot get my printer going . JUST GET THIS ERROR MESSAGE ..(C:\Windows\system 32\config.NT.The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS And microsoft windows appliccations. Choose 'Close' To Terminate the application.). The printer is an EPSON R200..& My sysemt is XP PRO..I've try'ed all my system restore points.And uninstalling The printer ; and the undone button in easy clean . but it's just the same message... HOPE SOME ONE CAN HEPL !!

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem.

click here and download the XPfix.exeor click here

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im tryin to install my nero burning rom and i keep gettin this error message popping up

16 bit Windows Subsystem

C:\WINDOWS\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Mcirosoft Windows applications. Chose 'Close' to terminate the application.

[Close] [Ignore]

please help

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem ??

Always helpfull to search the forum, before you post. Try this link:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;324767

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I am trying to run an IT skills tutorial programme and each time I get presented with this statement.?16 bit Windows SubsystemC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NTThe system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS andMicrosoft Windows applications. Choose close to terminatethe application.?How do I correct this problem so that I can run the software.Windows XP Home, Service Pack 2, 1 Gb RAM, 1Mb cache, P4 - 3 Ghz.

Answer:Help regarding 16 bit Windows Subsystem

click here;en-us;324767

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i have a brand new packard bell computer. ive bought a few cd rom games when i put them in they dont run automatically i have to go into my computer and click open. but i keep getting this message saying 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. i have the minimum system requirements. I dont understand why it wont let me install and play these games.. Please help im new to this and wasting a lot of money on games and programs that wont work ive bought about twelve..
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

Welcome to TSG!

Go here and get the XP Fix: http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/

Reboot afterwards.

Let us know if this resolves the issue.
 

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Hi I have recently had a message display titled 16 bit Windows Subsystem and gives the following textC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.I am unable to run my scanner, is this the cause and how do I rectify the problem. Any info gratefully received.

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

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dunno if this is a windows xp problem. if its not admin cud you kindly move it to appropiate forum. anway


when i try to install stuff via my cd drive i get this problem

16 bit windows subsystem

c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt. the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and microsoft windows applications. Choose close to termninate the application

close ignore


if i click close nothing happens and if i click ignore nothing happens

please help

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

just found this on here

http://consolevision.com/members/sbi...num=1105533525

as sone one else has had a problem. it says to look for a folder

C:\Windows\System32 and create a text called autoecec.nt or somthin. think its just a notepad. anyway thing is i ahvent got a folder in there i have a folder in
C:\Windows\I386\System32 is that the same. please help

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c\windows\system32\autoexec.nt

the file system is not suitable for running ms dos and microsoft windows applications, choose close to terminate the application.

This is the error i keep getting when trying to install the MY LITTLE PONY GAME for my 4 year old daughter (honest!!!!).
I am running xp proffesional, the system requirements on the back do not mention xp, but will there be some sort of patch out that can help or is there any other way i can install this, try telling a 4 year old no!!!!
many thanks in advance.
 

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When I try to install CD Maker Deluxe from the latest CD I get the following message;T.an installable virtual device driver failed dll initialisation. Choose 'close' to terminate the application.What is causing this and how can I overcome it.

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When I try to install certain programs, I get the following message.

16 bit Windows Subsystem
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. They system file is not suitably for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

Close Ignore​
EDIT
Please speak noob and be detailed in your reply.
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Welcome to TSG
Go to the TSG Games forum and read the sticky.
 

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Never had a problem installing before... Im trying to install BassBox 6.0 and I keep getting this error when I try to install (oddly enough, the error box pops up really really fast, then goes away, if i double click to install... but if I right-click, go to Run As and do it that way, the error stays up, but clicking Close / Ignore has no different effect):

16 Bit Windows Subsystem

C:\Temp\, A temporary file needed 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 the application.

Close / Ignore

I have 16gb free on the drive, and C:\Temp exists. Im out of ideas. Googling "16 bit windows subsystem" gives a bunch of errors, but only ones that have to do with autoexec.nt and such missing, and I already replaced them, as per the M$ KB article.

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Okay are you useing a 64 Bit system? Like XP X64 or VIsta 64? If so that is the problem. The 64 Bit systems dont have a 16Bit subsystem built into them anymore. Only 32 Bit systems do. The 64 Bit systems use a 32Bit sub-system.

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Hello pls help me ,regarding this matter , once i run the winproxy CD , always appearing the (16 bit windows subsystem ) The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS ang microsft windows , application , choose close to terminate the application , what will i do ...
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

Hiya

Take a look at this thread:

http://forums.techguy.org/t284538.html

Does it have a version tab as mentioned here:

First off, lets doublecheck that its a 16-bit program:

1. Use Windows Explorer to open the folder that contains the program's executable (.exe) file.
2. Right-click the .exe file, and then click Properties.
3. A 16-bit program does not have a Version tab in this dialog box.

If it does, then can you post the contents of your AUTOEXEC.NT and Config.NT:

Go to Find Files, and type

Autoexec.nt

Then, doubleclick to open. Choose Notepad or Wordpad from the list, but make sure Always Use this program... is UNTICKED.

Then, copy/Paste here

Regards

eddie
 

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Recently I have started getting a window pop up when a cd tries to autoplay16 bit Windows subsystemC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXIC.NT. The systim file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose "Close" to terminate the application.Choosing close or ignore just shuts the window and the cd does not play.I think it is since i installed sp2?What can be done?I will be very grateful for any ideas

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Good afternoon.....Could anyone please tell me why each time I turn my pc on, this box keeps coming up?16 bit Windows SubsystemC:\Windows\System32\AutoExeC.NTThe system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows Applications. Choose "Close" to terminate the application. Close IgnoreIt has never happened before. Thanks.

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

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Hi,
I had this problem when installing some of a program. When setup begins, there's a pop-up saying that "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft application. Choose'Close' to terminate the application". I'm using OEM Windows Xp Home edition ver. 2002 service pack 2.

Can somebody please help me?? Please......!!
 

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Hi rhznamnesia,

Welcome to TSG !

It seems the program you try to install is probably too old for your computer.
 

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when trying to install some programs I get window "16 bit windows subsystem" saying "c:\windows\system32\AUTOEXEC.NT. the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. chose close to terminate the application"OS is xp proit also happens with a program which has been installed before and then removed to clear space, but then when tried to install again above window showed up.thanks

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

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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. close ignorecan anyone help i have tried microsoft knowledge base it didn't work

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem

MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based program Error message when you install or start Xp, do the following. Rename the existing file to .old (make sure you have not got your system files hidden). Inside the windows folder there should be one called "repair". Within this folder there should be a copy of autoexec.nt. Make a copy of the file and place in the orignal locationclick here

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Hi there

I am trying to download and install AVG but then it tells me a 16 bit windows subsystem is not suitable for running MS DOS and windows applications. What does that mean?! I am using Windows XP home edition and its probably about 2-3 years old now. Does anybody know what this means and if/how i can fix it?

thanks!
 

Answer:16 Bit windows subsystem?

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Hi Guys

I am wanting to re-load NT compatible software onto my pc after having totally reformatted it and installed Service Pack 2 - however, I keep getting the following message:

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16 bit Windows Subsystem
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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.
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Close Ignore
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This programme ran on XP before SP2 and I know of other academics that are running it on XP. This isn't the only programme I've had this message for, and wonder what I need to change in my configurations.

Just in case it is needed, here is a current HJT printout:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 16:31:00, on 10/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\Smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\GHOSTS~2.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG... Read more

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem

The autoexec.nt file is probably corrupt. Judging from the number of posts about this problem on the forum it seems to be a moderately frequent occurrence. From Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767
 

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"C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT The system file is not suitable for running MD-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close" to terminate the application."
Ive gotten this message before and microsoft tells you to copy some files from your Windows XP CD to your harddrive but it never seems to be permenant...any suggestions

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem

Try run: sfc /scannow if thats a system file.

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The network password needs to be 40 bits or 104 bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters.

This is the error message I keep receiving whilst trying to connect a windows xp laptop onto a netgear router. Using Intel Pro/wireless 2200BG network connection.

I already have a macbook which connects fine as do my friends laptops when they come over. The laptop in question has worked before on this router with no issues, however, this is no more!!!

I think I might need to amend some setting to choose WPA but I can't figure out how to do it!!

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Charliecharles7
 

Answer:the network password needs to be 40 bits or 104 bits depending on your network config

You have to pick WPA in the router, then remove the stored wireless network profile and search for the network.
 

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does anyone know what 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT.THE SYSTEM FILE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR RUNNING MS-DOS AMD MICROSOFT WINDOWS APPLICATIONS'MEANS I RUN XP AND THIS HAS JUST STARTED TO OCCUR ON OLD AND NEW SOFTWARE. I;VE TRIED SYSTEM RESTORE BUT TO NO AVAIL. ANY IDEAS?REGARDS,BIRDDOG

Answer:error windows subsystem

click here;en-us;324767

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i'm trying to install a game that has worked on this computer before. i'm getting a warning C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT  the system file is suitable for running MS-DOS and microsoft windows applications. any helpful ideas is appreciated.

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem warning

Assuming you are on Windows XP, at the command prompt typecopy c:\windows\repair\autoexec.nt c:\windows\system32\then press enter.  Your problem should go away.

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Hi.Can anyone tell me if I can get an old piece of software to run in Windows XP?Everytime I try to install it I get the following error message: 16 bit Windows Subsystem.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.There is then a choice of Close or Ignore. Clicking Ignore just closes the application.I have tried setting the computer to run the software in both Win95 and Win98 settings but had no luck.I believe the software was originally for Win95.So can I get it to run on XP or not?Any help appreciated.Cheers.

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem queery

Following fix may work,also look at click here07/29/2004 XP_Fix.EXE 140 Kb)click hereOr,TryA. When you attempt to run a 16-bit application under NT, you might receive the following message:Application popup: 16 bit Windows Subsystem : An application has attempted to directly access the hard disk, which cannot be supported. This may cause the application to function incorrectly. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application. This error is typically the result of an invalid entry in the command.com, autoexec.nt, or config.nt files, which NT maintains for compatibility with 16-bit applications. To resolve this error, restore the default versions of these files from the NT installation CD-ROM by performing the following steps:1. Run cmd.exe (go to Start, Run, and type cmd.exe).2. Navigate to the %systemroot%\system32 folder by typingcd %systemroot%\system32 3. Rename the current command.com, autoexec.nt, and config.nt files and append the word "old" to the filenames by typingrename command.com command.comoldrename autoexec.nt autoexec.ntoldrename config.nt config.ntold 4. Navigate to the i386 structure of your Windows installation path (e.g., d:\i386) by typingcd /d d:\i386 (the /d lets you change the drive and path at the same time).5. Expand the original files from the NT installation CD-ROM by typingexpand command.co_ %systemroot%\system32\command.com expand autoexec.nt_ %systemroot%\system32\autoexec.nt expand config.nt_ %systemroot%\system32\config.nt 6. Restart your computer,... Read more

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Windows XP Pro. when I insert a disk into my CD-rom Drive {E} I get a message "16 BIT Windows Subsystem" C:\ Windows\system 32\ AutoEXEC. NT.The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS + Microsoft windows Apps.What does this mean, and why is it happoning. What can I do to stop it and get "E" to auto start. thank you for your help. rplinkjr.
 

Answer:16 Bit Windows Subsystem Problem

Try this...

Go into the Windows folder, there is another folder in there called "repair" which has a copy of the file, just copy it over the old one in the system32 folder

or

Put in your XP CD
From the command line type:
expand D:\i386\autoexec.nt_ c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt
 

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I had put this thread in another forum, but it didn't get much response. To summarize, I had the a problem with applications that use MS-DOS a while ago (the one that everyone has and no one reads the stickies about)... when I would try to run it,it would say something about autoexec.NT, and the solution was to replace that file in the SYSTEM32 folder.

But now I have a new problem. When I try to run a program that is supposed to run in MS-DOS/16-bit Windows subsystem, the window opens up (black DOS window), but it closes within a second or so. it worked once randomly, then it stopped working for no reason. I checked to make sure the autoexec file was there, and I also ran the program that is supposed to fix all the files. Nothing has helped. Any ideas? I'm running Windows XP, by the way. I've posted this in here because the program I'm running is an old game (Jones in the Fast Lane).
 

Answer:help with another 16-bit Windows subsystem problem

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I tried to download AVG anti-virus Protection onto my laptop and when it came to installing it I got the following message:

C:\Windows\system32\AutoExec.nt The system file not suitable for running MD.DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.

Is there something I need to do to allow me to install this program? Right now my laptop has no virus protection and since I have a cable modem, I feel naked whenever I have my computer on. Thanks for the help in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: 16 bit Windows Subsystem:

Cannot have you feeling naked!

Try this:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767
 

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I'm trying to install a game but keep getting this error:

"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"

i get the initial autorun install window, then this error pops up, i looked in my system32 folder but did not find the AUTOEXEC.NT file, is it supposed to be there and thats why I'm getting the error, and if so, how can i get it back?

thanks
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem error ?

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W2K Pro boots with the follwoing error: '16Bit Windows Subsystem: C:\WINNT\System32\AUOTEXEC.NT... System file not suitable for running MS-DOS and Windows applications...' I am not trying to run any 16 Bit Windows programs. I have tried to remove all references from the registry as well as refreshing the Autoexec.NT and Config.NT files. I have also scanned and removed all Viruses and Spyware. How can I fix this?
 

Answer:[error] 16 Bit Windows Subsystem...

To resolve this issue, type the following command at a command prompt to expand the Autoexec.nt file from the Windows installation CD-ROM to the Windows\System32 folder. Press ENTER after you type the command. When you type the command, replace cd-rom with the letter for your CD-ROM drive, drive_letter with the drive letter for your system partition, and system_root with the name of your Windows folder. After you type the command, restart your computer:
expand cd-rom:\i386\autoexec.nt_ drive_letter:\system_root\system32\autoexec.nt

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I get this error window that comes up right after Windows loads.

16 bit Windows Subsystem

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.

Anyone know what it means and what I did to cause it. It started coming up after I used Adaware a few days ago. How can I fix it?

Thanks in advace for any help.

Nevermind.

Answer:16 bit Windows subsystem error

Here is some information from Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...&Product=winxp

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I just registered and became a member of Tech Support Forum and am looking forward to solving some problems I am having on my Compaq Presario 5900Z (Windows XP Home). Anyway I am trying to install a Canon L6000 Multifunction Printer using the download site from Canon. Everything goes just fine until I get to the run Setup/Setup/exe. When I type this into the run box I get a error titled 16 bit Windows Subsystem. The description in the box says The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction. CS:04c31P:830b 0P:c7f0e0e1ff. Choose close to terminate the application. Anyone have any idea what the heck this is and how to fix it. I know just enough about computers to make me dangerous.Thanks in advance--Frustrated in Texas!!!

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem error

hey JerryTex,

did the advice from Annoyances.org solve your prob?
http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp/1104719166

just wandering

bRiAn

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I am trying to load a application that is a series of test question i Get the following error message in a dialod box

16 bit windows sudsystem
c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt The system file is not suitable for Microsof Windows applications. Chose close to terminate the application
Any ideas??
 

Answer:Error msg 16 bit Windows Subsystem

XP Fix - http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/

Scroll down to get XP Fix
 

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I keep getting this error mesage when trying to install some programs can someone help??

C:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt. the system file is not sutable for running ms-dos and microsoft windows applications. choose 'close' to terminate the application.
 

Answer:16 bit windows subsystem error

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_m.htm#16bit
XP_FIX.EXE
 

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I am using Windows XP.
When I attempt to use certain programs I get an error message that reads:
16 bit windows subsystem
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system is not suitalbe for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
This just started on me today.
Could you please tell me how to correct this ?
Thanks!
Mys
 

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Every time I try to run a programme CD on my drive I get the following message:C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows Aplications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.There is an alternative 'Ignore' button which gives the same result as the 'Close' button...I am running Win2k with all the latest patches. Any ideas?

Answer:16 bit Windows Subsystem error

click here may help,good luck........

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