Not possible to load MSDOS 16 BIT PROGS into XP?

  Oldninjaron 18:27 25 Jan 2004

No matter what source, unable to load MS DOS 16 BIT progs into computer with the following message:

"NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction"

This normally accompanied by selection of numbers and letters which change if you ignore problem - I presume that indicates that several illegal instructions have been found. Can anyone help please?

  VoG II 18:36 25 Jan 2004

click here - similar problem.

  woodchip 18:42 25 Jan 2004

There is no DOS in Win XP so how can you expect them to load. You need to dual boot with Win98se and run them from there

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