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You attempt to run non-Windows applications from the File Manager or Program Manager and the following error message is displayed:
You check your path statement in Program Item Properties (as the message instructs you to do), and it is correct. If you attempt to run non-Windows applications from the MS-DOS Executive, Windows does not respond.
Cannot find the specified file; check to ensure the path and filename are correct.
This error occurs in enhanced mode only. You can run the application(s) in standard and real modes.
The number of FILES= handles in your CONFIG.SYS file is less than 17.
To solve the problem, in the CONFIG.SYS file, set FILES=30. You can use Notepad or any ASCII text editor to edit the CONFIG.SYS file.