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This program cannot be run in DOS mode.....what?

Posted on 2007-11-28
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Hi,

I've got a command line C++ app written using vc++ 2005. I have been running it through a command line prompt on my win XP system for sometime. Now when I run it, the console just spits back an error saying "This program cannot be run in DOS mode".

Any idea why this would start all of a sudden? None of my compiler options seems to have changed?

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Question by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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Try a complete rebuild. That usually only happens when a binary gets corrupted.
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by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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That was strange, oh well.

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by:Kent Olsen
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Hi DJ_AM_Juicebox,

It probably links a DLL that has changed and rebuilding the application makes it now compatible with the DLL.



Good Luck,
Kent
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