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NTVDM.exe command prompt switches

I have an old program designed for DOS running on my WinXP PC under NTVDM. Recently it began showing some strange behaviour and I decided to investigate the problem. However, none of the search ...
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Fixing a broken NTVDM

Problem: About a week ago, the NTVDM on an XP installation broke. Symptoms: The first symptom was that a 16-bit executable that is run during an auto-run batch file would hang and peg the CPU at ...
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DB Paradox 3.5 and DOS on VMWare Player 4

My organization have to work with Paradox 3.5. We have 2 HD on a computer. One with Windows and one with DOS, where Paradox 3.5 is placed. So we bought a new printer, which does not work on LPT port. ...
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Vague ntvdm message on XP: The Win 16 Subsystem has insufficent resources to continue running. […]

What does the ntvdm error message "The Win 16 Subsystem has insufficent resources to continue running. Click on OK, close your applications, and restart your machine." mean, and how can it be ...
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16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem: csrss.exe

I just booted up my Samsung N120 netbook (with Windows XP Home SP3) and a dialog box came up with a command prompt window behind it. The dialog box is titled 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem and the message is ...
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16-bit DOS on Windows Vista+

I have a friend that uses some really old business software and for whatever reason doesn't want to check out a new version (if one even exists, he's in a niche market). The software ran as a 16-bit ...
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NTVDM CPU error

When I try to run a Symantec fix here, I get the following error: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction. CS:393a IP:393a OP:ff ff ff ff ff Choose 'Close' to ...