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howd go get access to msdos in windows me

Posted on 2001-08-11
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i have looked at restart in ME but looks like microsoft have taken the option restart to in DOS mode. i have tried running a flash program in a window dos prompt but program requires real dos. Please help Cheers
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yes the exit to dos option is no longer available. If you really cant do anything good with the windows dos prompt Try this

1. Get a diskette and copy all the system file by typing sys a:
2. Go to bios and change the boot sequence to a:
3. Boot from the diskeete and you will have the real dos mode.

By theway i am not sure if the F8 command is still available to bring up the boot menu. You can try that during bootup and press it and see if that anything happen.

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spot on worked a treat !!! cheers
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no problem here sirfred

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