What are the commands for dos?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Fuzz007, Mar 9, 2002.

  1. Fuzz007

    Fuzz007 Guest

    I am trying to install windows xp from the harddrive. For some reason everytime I try to install from the rom it freezes up. So i installed 98 and then copied the i386 folder to the c drive and then ran install. Everything worked great!!!!!!! Love it.

    Anyway. I was hoping someone could tell me what are the commands to copy the i386 folder in dos so i do not have 98se stored on the drive. I prefer a clean install.

    Please tell me how to do this. Step by step. Please be detailed. I was raised in a gui generation. lol.

    Thanks for your time. Very much appreciated.
     
  2. pc_tek

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  3. Fuzz007

    Fuzz007 Guest

    Thank you I will check that out!

    This is all I am waiting for and I complete this mess I begun.
     
  4. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I remember back in the day, there was a cool explorer type app called Xtree Gold...l33t.
     
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  6. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    cd d: (cd rom)
    cd winnt\i386
    xcopy *.* c:\i386 or winxp whatever you want to call it...
    oh shit xcopy is not on win98 floppy try just copy should work fine.
     
  7. Lactic.Acid

    Lactic.Acid Guest

    copy will not copy files from any subfolders. You should beware, too, that since you installed this way, there's a good chance your file system is FAT32 rather than NTFS, which can affect what you do with XP, depending on your level of skills with networking, etc.
    /Lactic
     
  8. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    to add what latic said just copy xcopy to a floppy then proceed then once xp is installed just convert to ntfs
     
  9. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    type help at the command prompt for a nice list of the commands type help <xxcommandxx> to get help for a particular command