Windows 95 & MS DOS 6.22 Dual Boot System

I am planning on creating a dual boot system consisting of MS DOS 6.22 & Windows 95. In order to do this, do I need the original version of 95 or the upgrade version?

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richardgrayukAsked:
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
You need the original version.  The upgrade version looks for specific files from Windows 3.1x.  If it doesn't find those files the "upgrade" won't work.  When I used to work for MS years ago we figured out which files it was looking for, and copied them to a floppy to trick the upgrade version.  Unfortunately, I don't remember what those file were.
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thegu99Commented:
I think either one would allow for this, but not certain.
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serialbandCommented:
I don't remember that it matters.  I think the "upgrade" versions were OEM disks that had patches applied so you didn't have to download and apply them.
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richardgrayukAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the definitive answer. I'll try and obtain the original version of Windows 95.
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
You are welcome. You should be able to find an original pretty easily.  I'd check eBay or Craig's List.
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