What are the commands for dos?

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Fuzz007

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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.
 
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Fuzz007

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Thank you I will check that out!

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

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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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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.
 
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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
 

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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
 

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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
 

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