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Windows 7: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem pop-up

02 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem pop-up

this message appears to me when i open windows
16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem pop-up-image00056.jpg
also it appears when i connect a flash disk to the computer and when i open the flash i found folders turned into files with extension .exe

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03 Mar 2012   #2

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Hello kamah. Welcome to the Forum.

I took a look and found that the error message can be associated with at least 2 conditions:
  • You have an old game or program installed that is incompatible with W7.
  • You have malware on your machine that has added unneeded .com files
Diagnostic for #1: The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction. - Microsoft Answers

Diagnostic for #2: run a good antivirus/anti-malware scan.

See if that helps
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