win 3.11

Posted on 2003-02-26
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Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I have a windows 3.11 Restore & Recovery disk for an old packard bell, but I believe I purchase the wrong Master CD, cause it downloads but I can't get to windows.
Can you help
Question by:kjoesue
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ID: 8030424
need more information...
how far do you get. can you boot with a boot disk and such?
man, win 3.11 is so old, i forget how the boot sequence was. give more details and we maybe able to help ;) thanks!

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ID: 8033298
I get to where it is all loaded then ask me to remove the floppy disk and hit any key. When I do I keep getting abnort,retry, fail abort and retry don't do anything except repeat, but when I hit fail it brings me to a:/> and then I will type in C:win ,windows and windows95 and nothing.
Even tryed to hit F2,F4,F5, F8 and nothing I can get to dir and it shows it is loaded.

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communicate earned 600 total points
ID: 8039139
i would try reinstalling windows 3.11 from scratch...there may be a problem with one of the floppies that you used to install win3.11 with though.
try typing progman from the C:\ prompt and see if the program manager starts...

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