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Can't Load Aol Software


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#1 keithfan

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 12:38 PM

I was having a problem with my AOL so I uninstalled the 9.0 software. Now I'm trying to reload and get 16 bit error message "the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and MS Windows applications" Any ideas?

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 01:44 PM

Do you know it is a good installation disk?

Microsoft suggests it may be a problem if certain files are missing or damaged

they list some work arounds here

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...7&Product=winxp

It might be easier to try a different AOL disk, this shouldn't be too difficult, and see if that solves the problem.

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 02:17 PM

Edit: Removed duplicate information due to slow network response. :thumbsup:

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Edited by Animal, 25 November 2005 - 02:21 PM.

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