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ntvdm.exe


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What is it?
NT Virtual DOS Machine - ntvdm.exe

What does ntvdm.exe do?
In Windows 2000, by default, all active 16-bit Windows applications run as separate threads in a single multithreaded process called NT Virtual DOS Machine (NTVDM). The NTVDM process simulates a 16-bit Windows environment complete with all of the DLLs called by 16-bit Windows applications.

Microsoft's information page.

Virus Precautions:
You'll want to keep an eye on this google search for any known viruses. The normal location of ntvdm.exe is C:windowssystem32ntvdm.exe


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ntvdm.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If it is then this application is safe.

Startup DB Entries:
[NTVDM]"Windows NT Virtual DOS Machine (NTVDM) for running 16-bit tasks on the 32-bit OS's (Windows NTu

Service DB Entries:
Nothing Found

Disclaimer

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User Comments
RonFound 5 ntvdm.exe files, none of which were in the Windows/system32 directory. I was having big problems, then stopped the process for each one, now I am okay, at least until the next boot up.
Rakesh vermaMy system says-NTVDM.EXE file has stopped working .please suggest what to to?
abdelkaderif you have problem with ntvdm.exe, copy it from other machine, and copy it on your machine at the folder ( c:/windows/sustem32 )
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