How do I boot into DOS with windows 2000 pro.

  acrobat270 10:20 24 Jun 2003
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Have a problem with laptop running win 2000 pro. Locked out as someone has messed up passwords and I can't get into computer. Have a solution from this site which needs me to boot into dos but not sure how?

Help!

  y_not 10:56 24 Jun 2003

Resetting the BIOS to look for a floppy first then place a win98 boot disc into the flopppy and restart.

That will take you to the A prompt

  y_not 11:07 24 Jun 2003

You can download a boot floppy from click here - make sure you have a formatted floppy in the A drive (to download to)

  -pops- 11:21 24 Jun 2003

Does W2K work from M$ DOS?

I've an idea, though not certain, that W2K, like XP, works from Calderra DOS. If so, I don't think a W9x boot disk will do anything useful.

Brian

  y_not 11:29 24 Jun 2003

I use win2k on two of my PC's and, whenever I need to format (all too often) I use a win98 boot disk to access DOS.

Only way I know how to get under win2k

  -pops- 14:06 24 Jun 2003

Oh! I was only a thought, as I said:-)

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