SEE THE WINNERS Message Author Comment by:usmcdevildog ID: 106462102004-03-21 the comment from kabaam didn't work. Thank you. Googled and looked at a lot of threads, verified the existence of Autoexec.nt and Config.nt, verified proper configuration, verified the existence of mscdexnt.exe, redire.exe, and dosx.exe. Loading Skip to content CPUs GRAPHICS MOTHERBOARDS CASES & POWER STORAGE MOBILE GAMING FORUMS JOBS MORE... check over here
I don't think you can run something that old in Win7 (even 32bit) directly; you may need a DOSbox-like environment for it. All rights reserved. Science IS NOT TRUTH. However, I would make a backup just in case it doesn't go right and you have to reinstall the OS anyway.
It is possible to remove the "REM" once setup is complete.Save the file and exit the text editor.Try the ArcView setup again. Solution or Workaround Open a text editor such as Notepad or Wordpad.Through the text editor, open the file CONFIG.NT, found in C:\WINNT\System32.Scroll to the bottom of the file and look for The repair solved the problem for me once and for all, the Microsoft seuggestions only work part of the time. If so, the "fix" is to reduce the handlequota that you'll find in the registry from 10,000 to a lower number....I'm using 3000 and it's fine. 0 Announcing the Most Valuable
Covered by US Patent. Windows 10 Operating Systems Advertise Here 821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days. How can I fix this? if you changed it to 3000 it should look something like 0000bb8(3000) 0 Message Author Comment by:usmcdevildog ID: 106514842004-03-22 Yes, I did do the change in the decimal format,
Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Top dnath Gerbil Topic Author Posts: 16 Joined: Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:20 am Re: The Win16 Subsystem was unable to enter Protected Mode Quote #9 Wed Jul 11, 2012 Win2000 SP4. 0 Message Author Comment by:usmcdevildog ID: 133419562005-02-17 I have only been able to fix the problem with a reinstall or repair (cannot be done with XP if it Is it referencing DOSX?In any case, I'd recommend finding some other program if you can, because once you go to 64-bit, you'll be stuck running this in a VM.What exactly is
Top UberGerbil Grand Admiral Gerbil Posts: 10215 Joined: Thu Jun 19, 2003 3:11 pm Re: The Win16 Subsystem was unable to enter Protected Mode Quote #7 Wed Jul 11, 2012 No question is too small or big, simple or complicated, dumb or smart--what you'll find is a comfortable and friendly destination for you to discuss and get tips on fixing problems I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist… Operating Systems Windows OS Software-Other The uses of Get Started App (Windows 10) Video by: Deepak Hi friends, in this I had it happen once to me, when I had SP2 Beta for WinXP Pro installed.
Created: 5/5/2016 Last Modified: 1/10/2017 Article ID: 000005422 Software: ArcView GIS 3.0a, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2a, 3.3 Is This Content Helpful? I tried "dir C:\Windows\System32\dosx.exe" at the CMD line, and got "file not found." So I changed the attributes of the dosx.exe file, removing the S (system) and H (hidden) attributes. Dosx.exe Must Be In Your Autoexec.nt Windows 7 This should do it.TONI Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Not able enter protected mode, 16-bit error by rapman2004 / July 24, 2009 10:44 PM PDT In reply to: Top dnath Gerbil Topic Author Posts: 16 Joined: Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:20 am Re: The Win16 Subsystem was unable to enter Protected Mode Quote #5 Wed Jul 11, 2012
Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view Who is online Users browsing this forum: No check my blog I am not familiar with GDI precesses but this is where it would be in the registry. I didn't have this problem prior to this last reformat (first one was factory, no problem; second one, no problem, reason for doing was too much garbage; third one (current), problem, NEWS BREADBOX PODCASTS BLOGS SYSTEMS MULTIMEDIA MISCELLANY ARCHIVE ABOUT US Search… Search Search… Search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The team Forum FAQ New posts Unread posts Active topics
Also, are you running specialty programs such as Maya, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, etc. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. click on its shortcut and pick properties then choose the compatibility tab then click the run this program in compatibility mode and choose the appropriate OS in the drop-down box. this content The contents of the file doesn't matter, but if it's missing, you'll have problems.
that may be the problem. It looks like a virus removal tool. All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users.
With the same result as before. 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Operating Systems 2 Message Expert Comment by:kabaam ID: 106462972004-03-21 try this one here http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314495 it includes some other in hex 3000 is larger than 12,000 decimal. Hope this helps. 0 Message Expert Comment by:addict1974 ID: 133391962005-02-17 I have the same issue - the only difference is... In task manager, the parameter is called GDI Objects.
Posted on 2004-03-21 Operating Systems 22 1 solution 7,304 Views Last Modified: 2007-12-19 Every time I try to install certain programs like The Font Thing, MS Office extras, or other programs It looks like a virus removal tool. Double click on the file to run it once it's downloaded. http://premiumtechblog.com/unable-to/can-39-t-burn-cd-windows-10.html Config.nt ?
Top bhtooefr Silver subscriber Lord High Gerbil Posts: 8154 Joined: Mon Feb 16, 2004 11:20 am Location: Newark, OH Contact: Contact bhtooefr ICQ Website WLM Yahoo Messenger AOL Re: The Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. However, I have noticed that certain other problems I've had, can be solved by deleting the user profile and then recreating it. See More: DOSX.EXE error message Report • #1 IVO February 22, 2009 at 04:25:49 Your Extreme Plus software sounds like a legacy DOS application from the error message issued; better you
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Or did I miss something? 0 Message Author Comment by:usmcdevildog ID: 106462152004-03-21 however i did do the suggestion from kabaam. I checked the RAM using memtest86 (ran about 5 passes) and it checks out OK. They may cause problems as well. 0 Message Expert Comment by:jschmidt2002 ID: 223206922008-08-26 I received this same error, "Win16 subsystem unable to enter Protected Mode," trying to run a 16-bit
Tha parameter I set to 3000 in the registry is called GDIProcessHandleQuota 0 Message Author Comment by:usmcdevildog ID: 106489502004-03-22 Nothing. Download & Installation New: Get an Activation Code Mac OS X 10.12 Support Windows 10 Support Autodesk Online Store Help Software Downloads Serial Numbers & Product Keys Installation & Licensing Online He asked how to repair the system as it was not booting up anymore. I think it is closer to your problem 0 Message Expert Comment by:ptryan ID: 110737462004-05-14 I am experiencing the same problem as usmcdevildog.
i should add on a couple of things. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;150420 gl 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Operating Systems 2 Message Expert Comment by:kabaam ID: 106515932004-03-22 try the first one first... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Newbies forum 3 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Generated Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:11:58 GMT by s_hv1055 (squid/3.5.23) Support Contact Support USA +1-888-377-4575 Menu Products Desktop Enterprise Online Developers Apps More Products Knowledge Base Downloads Other Resources Other Resources
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. hth 0 Message Expert Comment by:stand_56 ID: 106461542004-03-21 My only experience with the win16 subsystem was that a poorly behaved application was eating up all the available GDI handles, which Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Try them on a 64-bit box and of course they go nowhere.
Go to Solution 8 7 3 +3 6 Participants usmcdevildog(8 comments) kabaam(7 comments) LVL 11 Operating Systems2 stand_56(3 comments) ptryan(2 comments) addict1974 jschmidt2002 22 Comments LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 I attmepted to replace the autoexec.nt, command.com, and dosx.exe files but that didn't help either. There's a world of information there, too much in fact. 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Operating Systems 2 Message Expert Comment by:kabaam ID: 106499202004-03-22 If you can't find the When I try to Launch it on my windows 7 32 Bit PC it gives me the error message in the Topic heading Win16 Subsystem was unable to enter Protected Mode.
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