Win 2000 install problem in MSDOS

  barnettgs 01:26 04 Jan 2003
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  barnettgs 01:26 04 Jan 2003

It's my first time setting window up.

I have formatted drive C: and I have bootable disk that will enable me to boot with cd-rom support.
I have win 2000 CD, when I type E:\setup and it won't as it say that this program cannot run in DOS mode.

What should I do?

  Djohn 01:34 04 Jan 2003

Don't type E:\setup, re-boot PC and at the DOS promt insert CD into drive and type, SETUP nothing else, I think it should work form there.

  barnettgs 01:42 04 Jan 2003

No luck, it doesn't work either...is there something I am missing?

  CliffP 01:45 04 Jan 2003

Is your cd drive definitely E:\ ?

  Djohn 01:47 04 Jan 2003

When you boot the PC, what does it say on screen before you put the CD in, what sort of prompt do you have ?

  barnettgs 01:50 04 Jan 2003

It is Windows Startup Menu...There is choice of 4 there so i used 'start computer with cd support'...

  barnettgs 01:52 04 Jan 2003

CD drive is definitely E:\ and I typed like this E:\setup like that...

  CliffP 01:53 04 Jan 2003

Also you could try booting up off the win2k cd and not the startup floppy ...

  Djohn 01:54 04 Jan 2003

Also try the word, INSTALL instead of SETUP!

  Djohn 01:56 04 Jan 2003

PS. also try both SETUP or INSTALL but put win2000 in as well.

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