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Solved cmd.exe will not run

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by ren, Dec 10, 2001.

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  1. ren

    ren Guest Thread Starter

    i have had many problems to my pc and made many upgrade
    somewhere along the line i lost the ability to boot into dos, but still could use the command prompt in windows
    i have managed to struggle on, but now it is becoming a problemi want to write an app that uses cmd.exe
    basically if i attempt to run cmd.exe i get a message regarding kernel32.dll
    i wish i had it on me right now a bit crap of me really, i will maybe come post the exact message later when i get home
    but i am wondering what can i do except install the o/s again
    i am running win98 second edition
     
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    In Windows 98, you have to use command.com to get a DOS prompt. cmd.exe is for Windows NT and 2000.
     
  3. ren

    ren Guest Thread Starter

    yeah sorry i was getting confused
    i work with NT all day long
    i have got it working now anyway
    not sure how exactly
    i still get rows of errors at the top of my command prompt
    but it appears to work for the time being
     
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