Windows ME boot disk lost

  swapper 23:32 08 Dec 2003

I have lost my wife's original MS WinME boot disk.
(am I in the .... with her?) :-))
I reformatted her HD and then realised that all I could find was the emergency start up disk.
Can anyone drag me out oo this mire that I am in please?

  [DELETED] 23:41 08 Dec 2003

As you have net access click here this disk is a UK version and comes with CDrom support. Or you could make your CDRom the first boot device via the bios and it will install from there.

  [DELETED] 23:41 08 Dec 2003

Don't quite understand the current situation and what you want to do. Do you mean you wish to install ME but have no ME OS disk? Or what?

  [DELETED] 23:41 08 Dec 2003

click here Hope this helps. Good luck. Merry xmas.

  swapper 14:04 09 Dec 2003

Leo49, I have lost the ME system set up floppy disk, I have the I have the ME CD but can't reinstall WinME until I can replace the lost Boot disk.

Tim64, Thanks, I have downloaded (via my other PC) the two files that I need, at the moment I can't understand what I need to do next.
I read the text file but can't make sence of it at the moment.
Would you have any idea plese?

smegs, I have had a look at this link but I could not find anything relating to WinME?

  Diodorus Siculus 14:29 09 Dec 2003

click here and get the WinME oem file.

Extact to a floppy and put this into your disk drive.

Reboot and when you get to the C:\ prompt, insert the CD into its drive.

Then, depending on the CD letter, type


That will get you going installing WinME.

  [DELETED] 15:23 09 Dec 2003

click here

The above should clarify things for you.

  [DELETED] 16:27 09 Dec 2003

swapper, it's there in front of you. Goto the link again, and it's the first LINE in "Windows and DOS Boot Disks".

  swapper 17:44 09 Dec 2003

I could not see the wood for the tree's

Thanks everyone - problem sorted.

Her indoors can have her PC back, and I might get a hot meal :-))

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