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Freespace: The Great War instaallation problems-HELP ME PLEASE!!

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#1 staticy



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Posted 03 April 2005 - 12:33 PM

hi, i signed up 2 this site because i've been having problems installing one the origional Freespace game, Freespace: The Great War on Windows XP. Whenever i try 2 run the installer, a message pops up saying:

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system is not suitable for
running MS-DOS and microsoft windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

The cd then just stops spinning and nothing happens.

I have tried changing the compatability and gone into VGA mode and tried to install, but there is still no luck.

I havn't got a clue what to do and I really want to get this game back!! I just need to get it on my pc so that I can download the latest updates for it to get it running properly on xp.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks


#2 Wilhelmus


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Posted 03 April 2005 - 12:52 PM

Copy autoexec.nt and config.nt files from c:\windows\repair to C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32.

And upgrade your anti ad/spy/mal/ware virus programs, cause some old versions of those can cause this corruption.

#3 staticy



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Posted 03 April 2005 - 03:06 PM


Thanx so much dude, ur great!

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