Computer Help forum

General discussion

c:\WINDOWS\system32\autoexec.nt message

by candlemaker11 / July 6, 2005 6:19 AM PDT

i think i fixed this before with a patch.. anyone know? trying to run kids games from cd and get this message help!!

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: c:\WINDOWS\system32\autoexec.nt message
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: c:\WINDOWS\system32\autoexec.nt message
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Searching This Forum Will Get...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 6, 2005 6:53 AM PDT
Collapse -
Re: c:\WINDOWS\system32\autoexec.n t message
by Tufenuf / July 6, 2005 7:01 AM PDT

candlemaker11, Here's an updated fix solutions.

Go to the link below and download "XP_Fix.EXE".
"This installaton program will reinstall the missing or corrupt Windows XP system files command.com, autoexec.nt and config.nt. The absence or corruption of one or more of these files causes a "16 Bit Subsystem" error.
We recommend that you download this file and save it to your desktop or to another location where you can find it. Double click on the file to run it once it's downloaded. If problem reoccurs in the future, simply re-run this program".
http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/

Below is another link with a similar fix to download & run.

http://www2.whidbey.net/djdenham/16bit_fix.htm


Another fix some have used is to do a search for autoexec.nt You will probably find it in C:\WINDOWS\repair. Copy and paste it into C:\WINDOWS\system32.

Here's a link with Microsoft's description and solution to the problem.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324767


The 2 links below explain what may be causing the problem (Malware).

http://www.vtsoftware.co.uk/users/MarkDowsett.htm

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.general/msg/a448971496ce38b5

Tufenuf

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!