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16 bit MS-DOS subsystem sysvxd.exe the NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction

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#1 luke42


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Posted 06 June 2009 - 09:38 AM

hi everyone, i've been getting this popup recently that pops up ever now and then and it says

16 bit MS-DOS subsystem sysvxd.exe the NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction

any help on what i should do to remove it would be great.


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Posted 06 June 2009 - 12:40 PM

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

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Posted 02 July 2009 - 10:57 AM

I had this problem appear after I tried to run an old DOS program.
I am using Windows XP and have had no problem running and old DOS version of Traverse PC. After I installed Apple Quick Time and Apple software update on my computer I would get this message: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem the NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction CS:0000 IP:0075 OP:f0 00 f0 37 05 Choose 'Close' to terminate the application 'Close' 'Ignore'.
I removed the Quick Time and software update and all is back to normal.

Hope this helps get you on the right track, good luck!


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