16 bit windows subsystem dialogue box pop up

  athenrye 15:02 01 Dec 2004
Locked

hi when i start my windows xp machine after its all loaded up i get a dialogue box which pops up and has the following message

16 bit windows subsystem
c:WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXCEC.NT this system file is not suitable for running MS DOS and microsoft windowsapplications - chose close to terminate the application

im not sure when it started but ive not long done the sp2 upgrade

any ideas if its bad or just irritating?
or how do i get rid of it
thanks william

  JoeC 15:15 01 Dec 2004
  athenrye 15:22 01 Dec 2004

hi joe c
thanks for your help ill do that
but can you tell me what cd they want me to put in, its not too clear
thanks william

  JoeC 15:29 01 Dec 2004

your Windows CD

  athenrye 16:51 01 Dec 2004

ive had a look and ive got a time xp machine
the disks ive got are a system and driver cd
or a reload backup cd
which one do i use or it it something else?
cheers
william
or would i be worth putting sp2 back in
cheers
william

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 5T review

How to draw a mandala

iPhone X review

Les meilleures enceintes Bluetooth à moins de 150 euros