Networking from DOS

Posted on 2000-04-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Is there a way to boot in DOS mode? I am running the stock microsoft networking with file & printer sharing but have a need to access the network from a DOS boot from time to time.
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mkepka earned 50 total points
ID: 2701335
Download the Netbeui and TCP/IP stack from Microsoft's FTP site.  Here's the URL:

Expert Comment

ID: 2703071
You've got win95 or win98 installed ? Just boot in DOS-mode, type at the c:prompt "net start" and "net workstation". Now you can view all shared resources with net view.'That's all.

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ID: 2703555
the NET program only runs under windows. I can't be in DOS MODE, I need to boot to command line only. Just like sticking in a boot disk.

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