Installing Ms-dos 7.x
How do I do this? I don't know any install disks. I have 6.22 and dr-dos, they will not work for what I need. I need to find out how to put ms-dos 7.x on a harddrive.
Re: Installing Ms-dos 7.x
just use win95/98 DOS. goto a command prompt in win98. then format the drive/disk with a format command..
format a: /s
that will make a floppy disk bootable with DOS...... did I miss the point?
yeah actually, I want it installed on the hard drive.
Why won't DRDOS work? It's far superior to MSDOS 7.1.
If, for some reason, you want MSDOS 7.1, do what magnetik said, then just do format c: /s
1. Make Win98 boot disk. Include the files FORMAT.COM and FDISK.COM
2. Boot machine disk. Use FDISK to creat a primary active parition on the HD.
3. Reboot using boot disk.
4. Type FORMAT C: /S
5. When done, copy contents of \WINDOWS\COMMAND folder from another machine into the \DOS directory on your DOS machine.
Note: This procedure erases all previous data on the machine you are installing DOS onto.
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