Windows 2000 installation

Posted on 2002-03-10
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
i have a windows 98 on a first primary master drive, and have copied the contents of the i386 folder of the win2k advance server cd to the secondary master drive. i now wish to remove the win98 drive and make the secondary master drive the harddrive on this machine. I have a bad cd-rom drive (still saving up for a dvd-cd drive). how can i install windows 2000?

i once tried to use a win98 bootdisk, but when the win2k installation was done, it just simply says. ERROR LOADING OS. thats it.

thanks EE.

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OK, remove the 98 drive, and make the secondary drive the primary master, and then boot to the w98 boot disk, run fdisk and make sure the partition is active, then reboot to the w98 boot disk and from the prompt type
should set up fine for you

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listen if still you want to make a boot disk for win2k
on the home directory on the 2000 cd you have a dir name
"BOOTDISK" there you need to run MAKEBOOT.exe [if you are on dos mode] or MAKEBT32.EXE [if you are in windows 9x/nt/2000/xp]

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