Err Msg Running MSD: Error: You Have Attempted to Run... (99986)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q99986
If you run Microsoft Diagnostics (MSD.EXE) with Windows 3.0 in 386 enhanced
mode, you receive the following message:
Error: You have attempted to run a protected-mode application in 386
enhanced mode. To run the application, exit and run Windows using
either the WIN /S or the WIN /R command.
To work around this problem, create an icon for MSD with the following
The /I switch bypasses the initial hardware (memory) detection.
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