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Running games on XP

by jedi25 / January 21, 2005 10:37 PM PST

I have tried to install a game called Worms Armaggedon
but i keep getting a message about 'Autoexec.nt' and the game doesn't install

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Try this
by roddy32 / January 21, 2005 10:47 PM PST
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Missing autoexec.nt
by JamesJ / January 22, 2005 5:36 AM PST
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If you go to and search the knowledge base for autoexec.nt, you shouldn't have much trouble finding the problem of a missing autoexec.nt, and a solution. Basically, it involves re-extracting autoexec.nt and maybe another file (I can't remember for sure) from the WinXP CD. The EXE that the other message referred to probably contains replacement copies of the missing file(s). This is apparently a common enough problem that some people/companies have created files containing replacement copies of the files that go missing.


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Heres your problem
by Ramzy / January 22, 2005 11:12 AM PST
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Auto-exec is a small file, which most games have, its just basically a little script to, obviously, auto execute a specific function in the game.

Try downloading the patch from the official worms website, if that has no prevail, re-install the game.

Also, try right clicking the game, going to properties, and selecting compatibility.. then choose Windows 98/Me.

Best Regards,

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