troubleshooting Question

When booting from CD, system looses track of command.com immediately after CDROM drivers load

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Hello,

I am creating CDROM boot disks for re-imaging our Dell laptops.  I have everything set, but when the system boots from the CDROM boot disk, immediately after the CDROM drivers load, I get an error that COMMAND.COM cannot be found and then it gives me an A>.

Below are my config sys and autoexec files...

Config.sys
DEVICE=HIMEM.SYS /testmem:off
FILES=30
BUFFERS=20
DEVICE=extcd.sys /d:extcd001

Autoexec.bat
@echo off
MSCDEX.EXE  /D:extcd001 /L:R
imagepc.bat
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SunBow

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