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When you run a 16-bit Windows NETDDE application, the following errormessage may appear on the Windows NT console:
System Error The WIN 16 SubSystem was unable to allocate memory for this DDE Transaction. Shutting down the conversation.
This is a problem in the WIN 16 subsystem.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT versions 3.5 and3.51. This problem was corrected in the latest Windows NT 3.51 U.S. ServicePack. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the followingword in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):