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Old 01-13-04, 02:02 AM
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Problem Creating Win98 Boot Disk

My friend needs to reinstall Windows 98, so I tried making a boot disk. She actually has Windows 98 Plus!, but we could only get our hands on a Win98 CD. So, I start up her computer in Safe Mode and attempt to create a boot disk, but when I put the CD in, I get an error message saying it couldn't find certain files. Then I check My Computer and I don't see her CD-ROM drive anywhere. The only drives that show up are her two floppy drives. I can't boot up her computer normally because I get the error message, "Error Loading Explorer.exe, You Must Reinstall Windows," hence the need for the boot disk. Any idea what I can do? I guess I could try making a boot disk on someone else's computer, but the problem with that is practically everyone around me has WinXP. If you have any ideas, throw them my way. Thanks.
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http://www.bootdisk.com/
Old 01-13-04, 02:19 AM
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http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm

edit:should have refreshed before posting

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Thanks you guys.

Forgive my stupidity, but what does the No Ramdrive mean?
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From what I have read in the past it has something to do with installing more dos commands...if you just need the basics the no ramdrive should suffice.
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a ramdrive is something dos would do that would make a section of ram act like a hard drive. it would even get a drive letter assigned to it

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