Win 2000 Help

  razzledazzle 20:23 13 Apr 2008
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Does anybody know if it is possible to install windows 2000 from cd rom only?
the fdd on the pc i need to reinstall it is broken.
Any advice would be a huge help.
Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:32 13 Apr 2008

Yes the win2k CD should be bootable.

Set CD as first boot device in the BIOS.

  ßoolian 21:07 13 Apr 2008

Why are you still using Windows 2000 anyway, Ignore what people say about Vista, In truth it is very good. People underate it

  razzledazzle 21:17 13 Apr 2008

Fruitbat. the win2000 cd i have asks for floppy disks to be inserted. am just wondering whether it will just be easier to install linux and have done with it lol.

Boolian, the pc i need to install windows on is not mine, otherwise it would have mandriva on lol

  MAT ALAN 21:27 13 Apr 2008

You can buy new one for about 6 quid....

  MAT ALAN 21:29 13 Apr 2008

click here

probably 6 quid delivered..

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:46 13 Apr 2008

Put HDD in another PC,
format as Fat32 and copy the files from a win98 start disk to make bootable
copy the i386 folder to the hard drive
replace in old machine and boot at the prompt change to i386 folder and run setup

  razzledazzle 23:41 13 Apr 2008

Thanks for that...great help!

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