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Old 12-12-2004, 12:41 AM   #1
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For those of you who know a lot about computers...

Alright, I bought this PC game from my youth off of eBay the other day (Titanic: Adventure Out of Time; amazing game) but for some reason it refuses to load. Whenever I try to open it, I receive the following message (The heading of the message reads "16 bit Windows Subsystem."):

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C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
I tried calling Tech Support, but the company that created the game is no longer in business. Does anyone have any idea how to possibly fix this?
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Old 12-12-2004, 02:29 AM   Senior Registered Member #2
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your version of DOS doesn't like the way that game wants to be run. i had the same thing happen to me when i tried to run an Assembly language compiler on my computer, which uses XP sp2.

either try running it in DOS mode (DOS boot disk, etc) or sell the game, imo.
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Old 12-12-2004, 08:19 AM   Officer #3
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I used to had that problem to, ive been testing with my fathers dental program on windows xp, but it didn’t work out.
anyway try this:http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;324767
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Old 12-12-2004, 09:33 PM   Senior Registered Member #4
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I have that game. I beat it too, and paid $50 bucks for it. It really is amazing.

Anywho, I remember experiencing some problems with starting the game when I first got it as well, but that was years ago, and I haven't played it since. However, I do remember having to change my resolution to 800x600 16bit in order to properly play it, because of the video intro to the game. I really can't remember if I had that same problem you have.

You said you bought it off Ebay, was it brand new? Perhaps if it's used, the CD (didn't a floppy come with that game?) may be corrupted. Or it could be your computer. I remember having numerous malfunctions with many PC games I've installed in the past, and after I restored my computer into it's original position (the way it was when you bought it) everything always seemed to work fine.
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