[kwlug-disc] FreeDOS

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Fri May 29 09:54:00 EDT 2009


Hi Raul,

The issue is, there is no floppy in this machine.. no cdrom, can't boot from
USB... which makes
this a slightly more tricky install.  :)

- Oksana



On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 11:27 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> This seems to be a good step by step
>
>
> http://www.defectivekit.net/2007/02/guide-install-windows-without-cd-rom-or.html
>
> Raul Suarez
>
> Technology consultant
> Software, Hardware and Practices
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> --- On Thu, 5/28/09, Oksana Goertzen <ogoertzen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Oksana Goertzen <ogoertzen at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [kwlug-disc] FreeDOS
> > To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> > Received: Thursday, May 28, 2009, 10:16 PM
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > I have in my possession an old PIII Toshiba Tablet.  It
> > has no cd rom in it
> > and it doesn't boot from USB.  I need to reinstall
> > Windows on it.  I'm
> > thinking of taking the hard drive out, partitioning it with
> > Linux, making one
> >
> > partition bootable, loading FreeDOS on that partition and
> > putting the
> > install files for the XP Tablet edition on there and
> > setting it up again.
> > Has anyone attempted anything like this?  Does this sound
> > like it might
> >
> > work?  It also supports PXE boot (something I've never
> > worked with,
> > but will be soon - however I want to set it up before
> > then).  :)
> >
> > Thanks, Oksana
> >
> >
> >
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