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Unable to start ntvdm

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:58 pm
by 1we4ty
When I directly run .com files, ntvdm works properly.
But when I try to run ntvdm.exe, It won't start, and outputed this:

FATAL: Failed to commit VDM memory, Status 0xc0000018
Memory initialization failed.
FATAL: Failed to initialize the emulator

Why this happened? How can I deal with this?

Re: Unable to start ntvdm

Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:07 am
by binarymaster
1we4ty wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:58 pm
But when I try to run ntvdm.exe, It won't start
What did you expect from it? As far as I know, it cannot be started like that, even in Windows.

If you want a command prompt, just start cmd.exe

Re: Unable to start ntvdm

Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:14 pm
by 1we4ty
binarymaster wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:07 am
1we4ty wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:58 pm
But when I try to run ntvdm.exe, It won't start
What did you expect from it? As far as I know, it cannot be started like that, even in Windows.

If you want a command prompt, just start cmd.exe
Well, I want let it run on Windows.

Re: Unable to start ntvdm

Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:55 pm
by binarymaster
1we4ty wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:14 pm
Well, I want let it run on Windows.
You can ask CrystalMath, who developed our NTVDM, in the ReactOS chat: https://chat.reactos.org/

As far I as remember he was able to run it on Windows, maybe some patch is needed.