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"Hidden Console of WOW VDM" error messages when installing under NT4

Problem

You try to install Office under Windows NT4 or terminal server and receive a message like:

Solution

Verify that the following files are in the \System32 subfolder of your Windows folder (usually named WINNT in Windows NT4)

If any of these are missing, expand them from your original Windows NT CD. They'll be in the I386 subfolder as:

To expand one of these files:

See Err: "Hidden Console of WOW VDM" Running 16-bit or MS-DOS App for further information and suggestions.

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