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The Win-16 subsystem has insufficient resources to continue running

Posted on 2011-09-18
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I have had an older card database system in use for years. All of a sudden I get the following error message after using it for a bit.
"The Win-16 subsystem has insufficient resources to continue running. Click on OK. Close your applications and restart your computer "
I can only assume a Windows Update has created a problem for the old programme. It happens at home and on my work PC.

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What OS are you running under?

If Windows 7, try it from in the "XP Mode" virtual machine.
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Sounds like a driver or resource addressing wow32.dll has been updated. If it's very recent try a system restore to a date prior to this starting then apply updates individually until you find the culprit.
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