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Win2K DOS commands ?

Last response: in Windows 2000/NT
July 19, 2002 12:23:30 AM

okay , dumb question , i want to save my old BIOS on floppy , I try to create a bootable system floppy under WIN 2000 , so i can put FLASH.EXE onto it...

Normally the command is FORMAT A:/S , then copy the FLASH .EXE proggy on to the floppy then boot???

Is that a Win 98 command , because when i try it i get

"FORMAT A:/S not recognised as an internal or external command..."

what am i doing wrong ???


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July 19, 2002 4:37:43 AM

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July 19, 2002 6:56:16 AM

there isn't a /s switch in NT/2K/XP. There are 2 options:

make a 98 boot diskette, you can get one <A HREF="" target="_new">here</A>

or you can sort of do it with the 2K install CD, go to the VALUADD directory, select 3DPARTY\ CA_ANTIV\ MAKEDISK.BAT

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