Can't install many programs

  bald eagle1 15:01 15 Jul 2007

Over the last year I have tried to install various programs but often get "C:/windows/system32/Autoexec.NT. The system file is not suitable for running ms-dos and microsoft windows applications. Chose 'close' to terminate the application.
I have tried running 'compatibility' which still doesn't work.
I run XP with all updates.
The programs will install on other machines just not the one I want to install to.
Example programs are various Garden design programs and Paperport for my scanner.

  skidzy 15:09 15 Jul 2007

Out of curosity,do you have a Packard Bell machine ?
click here

  skidzy 15:11 15 Jul 2007
  VoG II 15:11 15 Jul 2007

click here and scroll down to XP_FIX.EXE to download the fix.

  bald eagle1 15:42 15 Jul 2007

Hi. It's an Evesham, quite a few years old but still a good machine. Will try the fixes now. Thanks

  bald eagle1 16:36 15 Jul 2007

Nice one chaps - works a treat!
Thanks again.

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