Old 28-06-2006   #1
CD Freaks Rookie
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 37
How to create an MS-DOS boot disk in Windows XP

answering a question on another thread it occurred to me this might be useful for anyone contemplating flashing on an xp os requiring an ms-dos environment to be safe.
..........................

creating an xp boot dos disk is easy.

1. connect your usb floppy dirve

2. insert a floppy disk

3. open windows explorer program

4. go to the letter which is the floppy drive

5. right mouse click on the floppy drive letter

6. choose format

7.select: "create an MS-DOS startup disk

there you have it. now you have boot disk for windows xp pro or home
tecra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-06-2006   #2
CDFreaks Resident
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,027
Re: How to create an MS-DOS boot disk in Windows XP

Quote:
Originally Posted by tecra
answering a question on another thread it occurred to me this might be useful for anyone contemplating flashing on an xp os requiring an ms-dos environment to be safe.
..........................

creating an xp boot dos disk is easy.

1. connect your usb floppy dirve

2. insert a floppy disk

3. open windows explorer program

4. go to the letter which is the floppy drive

5. right mouse click on the floppy drive letter

6. choose format

7.select: "create an MS-DOS startup disk

there you have it. now you have boot disk for windows xp pro or home
Won't that require more than 1 floppy in XP ? If I recall it requires 4 floppies right ?
greg42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-06-2006   #3
CD Freaks Rookie
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 37
Re: How to create an MS-DOS boot disk in Windows XP

one floppy is all ya need and all it asks for.
tecra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-06-2006   #4
No longer with us
 
Da_Taxman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 15,354
Re: How to create an MS-DOS boot disk in Windows XP

www.bootdisk.com
Da_Taxman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2006   #5
New on Forum
 
fire_scorpion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Egypt:Where Heroes Always Live
Posts: 15
Re: How to create an MS-DOS boot disk in Windows XP

Quote:
Originally Posted by tecra
one floppy is all ya need and all it asks for.
that's right
__________________
Fire Scorpion
fire_scorpion is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
windows xp media center cd - how to create installation / repair disk desert_lights Newbie Forum 55 03-03-2013 18:01
Dos Boot Disk lillejorn NEC / Optiarc Writer 4 14-09-2004 15:47
How can I create Boot-CD DOS ( eloise General Software 5 12-06-2003 10:30
XP boot to DOS Farad Newbie Forum 8 14-08-2002 15:33
Boot Disk & NTFS Su Windows Xp Marco76 Italian: Chat 3 24-10-2001 12:09


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 23:05.
Top