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Debbie
07-10-2005, 01:24 AM
Hi all, Im new to this group so hopefully Im in the right area.

I have been trying to install Quick Books V8.1 but I am getting the message
'16 bit Windows subsystem'
C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.nt. The system file is not suitable for running
MS-DOS. Microsoft windows application. Choose 'close' to terminate the
application.

I have been told by the people I purchased the laptop off, that its because
of XP sp2.

Can someone advise if this is correct and if so, how do I go about fixing
it.

Thanks heaps
Debbie

bud
07-10-2005, 01:24 AM
"Debbie" <dbragg@bigpond.net.au> wrote in message
news:r2cre.15405$F7.689@news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> Hi all, Im new to this group so hopefully Im in the right area.
>
> I have been trying to install Quick Books V8.1 but I am getting the
> message
> '16 bit Windows subsystem'
> C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.nt. The system file is not suitable for
> running MS-DOS. Microsoft windows application. Choose 'close' to
> terminate the application.
>
> I have been told by the people I purchased the laptop off, that its
> because of XP sp2.
>
> Can someone advise if this is correct and if so, how do I go about fixing
> it.
>
> Thanks heaps
> Debbie
Here's a link to some information on that. Read it all.
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_m.htm#16bit

Mike Hall \(MS-MVP\)
07-10-2005, 01:24 AM
Debbie

You are attempting to install an old version of Quickbooks that may not be
compatible with XP even if you could get it to load.. you should contact
Intuit and confirm this..

--
Mike Hall
MVP - Windows Shell/User

"If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept
it all to themselves." - Lane Kirkland


"Debbie" <dbragg@bigpond.net.au> wrote in message
news:r2cre.15405$F7.689@news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> Hi all, Im new to this group so hopefully Im in the right area.
>
> I have been trying to install Quick Books V8.1 but I am getting the
> message
> '16 bit Windows subsystem'
> C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.nt. The system file is not suitable for
> running MS-DOS. Microsoft windows application. Choose 'close' to
> terminate the application.
>
> I have been told by the people I purchased the laptop off, that its
> because of XP sp2.
>
> Can someone advise if this is correct and if so, how do I go about fixing
> it.
>
> Thanks heaps
> Debbie
>

Debbie
07-10-2005, 01:25 AM
"bud" <budman@nomail.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Debbie" <dbragg@bigpond.net.au> wrote in message
> news:r2cre.15405$F7.689@news-server.bigpond.net.au...
>> Hi all, Im new to this group so hopefully Im in the right area.
>>
>> I have been trying to install Quick Books V8.1 but I am getting the
>> message
>> '16 bit Windows subsystem'
>> C:\Windows\System32\Autoexec.nt. The system file is not suitable for
>> running MS-DOS. Microsoft windows application. Choose 'close' to
>> terminate the application.
>>
>> I have been told by the people I purchased the laptop off, that its
>> because of XP sp2.
>>
>> Can someone advise if this is correct and if so, how do I go about fixing
>> it.
>>
>> Thanks heaps
>> Debbie
> Here's a link to some information on that. Read it all.
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_m.htm#16bit
>

Thanks everyone for your advise.

Bud, your fix worked perfectly, it appears that my malware tampered with my
registry. Now the problem is fixed, I look forward to reading the rest of
the link.

Thanks again
Debbie


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