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16Bit MSDOS subsystem - error in Windows XP

Posted on 2004-08-16
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While accessing the profile, I get this error.    System works fine once it is (the error) closed but appears every time the computer is started and a profile is accessed.

Any idea how to fix this error?

"16Bit MSDOS subsystem
C/windows system 32/regsvr32.exe NTVDM CPU encountered illegal instruction.
 
CS:0db0IP:0100 OP:8d ec 81 ae 92
 
Choose Close to terminate"
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Question by:ggclaim
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by:sunray_2003
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Hi ggclaim,

Check this

16 Bit MS-DOS Subsystem" Error Message When You Install a Program
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q314452

SR..
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 250 total points
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Hello ggclaim =)

Can u try this.... goto Start>Run>msconfig>Startup
click Disable All
restart and check now for the problem
if this time it has not came.... then re-enable each application at a time and trace out the culprit one !!!!!

Coz its possible that if u are having ONLY this error while ONLY restarting,,,, and now while installing\opening some other programs.... then there is a program which tried to start at startup and failing to do so... thus giving this error !!!!

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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by:ggclaim
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Hi SheharyaarSaahil and Sunray.

Thanks for the response.

I will test it and come back to you.

Cheers
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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sure, good luck :)
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by:ggclaim
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Hi SheharyaarSaahil.

Your solution worked.

Thanks
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by:sunray_2003
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Did you figure out what program was creating that ?

what is the one listed in the MS KB i had provided

SR
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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glad u got it working ggclaim,,,, but yes it will be nice if u will like to share with us that which program was creating problems :)
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