Home Forums Tech Helproom Command Prompt, BIOS, DOS? Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Command Prompt, BIOS, DOS? graham√ 09:57 25 Oct 2003 Locked A recent posting (nods to Legolas) talked of booting to the a: prompt with a boot floppy. How is this different to the Command Prompt?Is BIOS just another name for setup?Is MS-DOS the same as DOS? graham√ 10:17 25 Oct 2003 Thanks, it's just that I've been pondering Legolas question click hereI can prt scr into Word with the Command Prompt set to A:, and print from there. Legolas 10:22 25 Oct 2003 Hi graham√ could you explain a bit more what you have done, did you boot into windows or did you boot up to an a: prompt fom a boot up floppy? graham√ 10:30 25 Oct 2003 With Windows open, I select Command Prompt, put any old floppy in and change to A: I know you are going straight to A: prompt when you wish to print, but could the same screen be brought up this way if you typed setup or similar? Legolas 10:42 25 Oct 2003 Hi graham√ Thanks for your interest in this problem I have tried your suggestion and get no result I think much of the problem lies in running XP and having a USB printer. graham√ 10:51 25 Oct 2003 For some reason I couldn't work out the difference, but the simple answer goes back to Djohn. You are in the same screen, but because Windows is not loaded, prt scr won't be available. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.