Can't install scanner. Error message etc.

  Cybermaxx 13:39 17 Sep 05
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Visioneer 5600 flatbed scanner. I've had it installed and working before. Now, though, when I insert the installation disc, the option screen appears and when I click Install this message appears:-

Heading:- 16 Bit Windows Subsystem

Main 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.

I'm using Windows XP Home Editio, btw. What can I do to install the scanner?

  VoG II 13:40 17 Sep 05

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

  Cybermaxx 14:04 17 Sep 05

Thank you, VoG! That did the trick alright.

I'm almost sure I've had that message before now, although for software rather than hardware.

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