Re Installing Windows SE

  Gugs 00:39 11 Jun 2003
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Can get FDISC and FORMAT by "restarting in DOS" from Windows close down,using a startup floppy (I had to change the BIOS boot sequence even to get that far) but I am unable to find a DOS prompt when booting 'from cold' using the same floppy. All that does is give the normal options for starting Windows.
I am obviously missing something somewhere - help please, its been a long evening.
Gugs

  User-312386 00:44 11 Jun 2003
  beeuuem 01:35 11 Jun 2003

The oficial MS version is click here

  keith-236785 08:03 11 Jun 2003

cold boot with the start-up floppy in

When the menu appears press "alt + f5" TOGETHER
this should then get you to a dos prompt, at this point most commands are not available, but choosing start without cdrom support will do the same + enable you to Format or Fdisk etc

  Gugs 12:02 11 Jun 2003

Thank you all for your help.
Gugs

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