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when i boot up windows, shows the win95 screen then cuts to dos which says YOU CAN NOW SAFELY TURN YOUR COMPUTER OFF
PRESS CTRL+ALT+DEL TO RESTART WINDOWS
how can i get to dos without a boot disk
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Question by:froz5
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by:sorgie
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Have you changed anything before this happened. as in auto exec.bat or the registry?

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by:sorgie
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If you have a boot floppy try booting from it and at the A prompt type SYS C:
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by:ahalya
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During startup, press the "F8" key. This will give you a list of menu choices, and you can select "DOS prompt" from that menu.


Make sure you press F8, just when you get the "starting Windows" message.
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by:bratan
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During startup, press the "F8" key.
I think properly choice after F8: Command promt only
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bratan earned 400 total points
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just another hint
after loading windows
choice
reload in dos mode emulation
i dont know maybe
F6 in startup gived you loading bypass your startup files
its not exactly
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by:froz5
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thanks man it helped alot
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by:SyKo_BoB666
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just another hint after loading windows
choice reload in dos mode emulation
i dont know maybe F6 in startup gived you loading bypass your startup files
its not exactly


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by:SyKo_BoB666
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Give me some fuking points!!!!
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by:froz5
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thanks man it helped alot
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