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Installing Windows95


immer

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Because I am recovering old floppys information I need to install windows95. I have an old formated OK hard drive. I have got to when with the CD to position E with the virtual D in position, but when I type "E:\SETUP" or "E:\WIN95:\SETUP" etc it keeps telling me I have a bad command line. I tried another CD driver with the same results. I last used this W95 installer disc about 4/4 years ago ok but I've forgotten the DOS etc. Any ideas please....

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robinofloxley

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This virtualbox.org Tutorial to Install W95 may give some ideas to help with Installing your W95 from DOS on your machine or within the Virtual Machine.

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Diemmess

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Bad Command Line Stray thoughts from the past.

At your C:> type Win

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Diemmess

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Bad Command Line Stray thoughts from the past.

At your C:> type Win

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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cd\autorun

autorun.exe

will start the CD

remember win 95 cannot see a NTFS drive the drive must be formatted as FAT

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immer

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One thing I have found out the hard way: you need LESS than a gig of front memory or the system wont cope. You have to find patchesd for this.... All in all I think that scanning old text is easier than trying to recover it from media.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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not sure why you need windows 95 to read the disks?

what sort of files are you trying to read off them?

I can read DOS files from disks in XP.

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markd71

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First you need to install MS DOS 6.22 and then you can install Win 95

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markd71

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If its just to read files just copy them to your pc as XP can read Fat 32 files

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