C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NTThe system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Users may receive the following error message when starting ArcView setup:
[O-Image] problem with windows subsystem


The system is missing the file, AUTOEXEC.NT.

Solution or Workaround

Contact a systems administrator for assistance in rebuilding the AUTOEXEC.NT file. In many cases, a known good AUTOEXEC.NT can be copied from a working system. Once the file is replaced, ArcView will install normally.

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