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Old 07-22-2005, 06:02 PM   #1
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Ok I have a legal copy of some of my works software

I was hoping to bring it home and use it however when I try and run it,

the works pc run win 95 and home is running xp I get this message

c:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT.the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and microsoft windows application.Choose close to terminate program

whether I use PCW or not

any help
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Old 07-22-2005, 06:06 PM   #2
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Because there is no DOS in xp some applications won't run even in the compatibility mode. You will have to create another partition and install a Win9x on it and use a dual boot setup.
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Old 07-23-2005, 04:32 AM   #3
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this software runs on a Compaq 2100 laptop running XP home in the program compatability mode (windows 98), it just will not run on the Packard bell laptop running XP home.....?
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:34 AM   #4
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Ok I was musing last night at work, and I came to the conclusion that if I wanted this software to work I would have to run it on win98 however the laptop is designed to run on XP as are all the drivers

So I thought about installing win98 as a second O/S partitioining the H/D now if I do this will win98 beable to use the drivers installed on the machine currently for XP

How would I acheive this


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Old 07-28-2005, 11:50 AM   #5
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Try this

It's not the method I normally use, but it should still fix the problem.
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