Win95 install

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dreamliner77, Nov 17, 2002.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

    Red Sox Nation
    Ok, I'm way too used to XP so I need help here.

    i just built an old system for a friend

    putting on a copy of win95

    whats the best way to do this? I have used a win98 boot disk to boot and load cdrom drivers.

    So, what do I do from the A:> prompt?

    also, I've heard it's better to copy the cd to the harddrive and install from there. So I'd love it if someone could walk me thru it
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

    Melbourne Australia
    This is going from memory> Not sure of the order of the steps but you should be able to work it out.

    Boot with cd rom support. Let's say the cd rom is picked up as 'D' drive. Insert the '95 disk.

    At the A:\prompt type C:\ (enter)
    C:\ now type md Windows (enter) creates a folder C:\Windows now type md cabs (enter). Creates this> C:\Windows\Cabs.
    Now get to the cd rom. D:\ (enter)
    D:\ now type cd win95 (enter)
    Now copy the win95 folder from the cd to 'C' drive.
    D:\win95 copy *.* C:\Windows\Cabs (enter)
    When finished copying go to the 'C' drive. C:\ (enter) You can remove the cd. Leave the floppy for now.
    C:\ now navigate to the cabs folder. C:\cd Windows (enter) C:\Windows cd Cabs (enter)
    C:\Windows\Cabs now type setup (enter) & away it goes.

    I think that's everything. :D