|I have no idea if the instructions that you have will fix your problem. But ...|
Try this correction to #3
3. at the command prompt type
cd C:/windows/system32 <Enter>
FWIW to XP users: When you click on the 'Command Prompt' you are just causing the 'Command prompt' to be displayed. This prompt gives you access to NTVDM.EXE, the 'NT Virtual DOS Manager'.