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gopher wont run on xp

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by befnme, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    everytime i d.load gopher and try to run it i get " not suitable for msdos " and a botton to either close or ignore. wich ever one you push the box dissapears and gopher is not installed. any help is appreciated.
  2. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,004

    no probs here. disable antivirus and try... or redownload. ask gopher on here or call. they always been helpful for me.
  3. cookedonphonics

    cookedonphonics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    Is this the message?

    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.

    [Close] [Ignore]

    If it is, try this:

    Go to the C:\Windows\Repair folder and copy the autoexec.nt file from there to the C:\Windows\System32 folder.

    If that doesn't work, let me know.... I have another potential solution but it's a little more complicated so we should try this first. :)
  4. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    it says not to mess with the files in windows\system32 .
    what will putting this file there do ?
  5. cookedonphonics

    cookedonphonics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    That message you saw was just to keep you from playing around in there when you shouldn't be in there...lol just click "show contents of this folder" and it will open the folder up.

    What it will do is replace your possibly corrupted autoexec.nt file with a clean (good) one. Nothing that will do any kind of damage to your computer. If you are uneasy about trying this, you should PM the Gopher rep on here (he pops in pretty often, not sure of his name though).

    I had the same problem a few weeks back when I tried to install Gopher and this worked for me. Just trying to help...
  6. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

  7. cookedonphonics

    cookedonphonics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    Anytime. :waving:
  8. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,807

    hmmmm i would say contact gopher as they might know the answer.
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