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Trying To Install A Game And

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#1 the idiot

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Posted 28 October 2005 - 04:31 PM

i am running windows xp profesonal and i am trying to install SimCity 3000 and when i click "instal" a seperate window pops up and the window title is "16 bit Windows Subsystem" and the text says "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose "close" ..."

i have had this game installed on a different computer using XP and it worked fine. PLEASE HELP

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Posted 28 October 2005 - 08:02 PM

The "alleged" Idiot,

First off, let me say welcome to Bleeping Computer. I hope you enjoy your future visits with us. And are able to help yourself with any computer related issues you may encounter. We have a warm friendly group of members who are quite helpful.

Regarding your posted issue, I found this Microsoft KB Article that seems to address the problem. Let us know if this helps, or you need further assistance.

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