running MS.DOS and Microsoft Windows Applications

  rium 15:21 02 Nov 04

Can you help with a problem on my computer - when I try to work on either MoneyManager or my Wages file I keep getting the following message:

16 Bit Windows Subsystem


The system file is not suitable for running MS.DOS and Microsoft Windows Applications. Choose close to terminate the application.

When I last used these programms last week everything was fine - I am running on Windows XP Home edition

I have tried a sys restore to no avail????

  spikeychris 15:49 02 Nov 04

Been a lot of these lately. click here

  rawprawn 15:50 02 Nov 04

click here for an explanation and cure, but I would run a system file check first.
Start /Run and type sfc /scannow (Note the space between sfc and /) you will need your XP disc.

  rawprawn 15:53 02 Nov 04

I see we are both on the same track Chris, would sfc have cured it ?

  spikeychris 17:12 02 Nov 04

You would think so wouldn't you but the redirection issues wouldn't get repaired.

  rawprawn 17:26 02 Nov 04

Thanks, we live and learn.

  rium 17:49 02 Nov 04

thank you spikeychris and rawprawn for good advice

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