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16 bit MS-DOS subsystem NTVDM encountered an illegal instruction

By blackrabbit16
Aug 3, 2009
  1. This message is constantly popping up on my computer, even when i'm not even using the computer.

    16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem
    C:\DOCUME~1\owner\LOCALS~1\TEMP\138718.exe
    The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction
    CS: 0dc8 IP:63 65 50 61 67 choose 'close' to terminate the application

    The file after 'TEMP' is different everytime this error pops up, and I keep deleting the files but this error won't go away... It's been doing this for almost a week now...
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Not familiar to me... what 16 bit program could it be. Did you run a Google or Bing Search for more info? Try VirusList.com for full definitions and descriptions.
     
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