[kwlug-disc] FreeDOS

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Sat May 30 23:02:07 EDT 2009


Yes, if you read the whole thing you'll see that's for a computer without Floppy, doing in in a different computer.

Raul Suarez

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--- On Fri, 5/29/09, Oksana Goertzen <ogoertzen at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Oksana Goertzen <ogoertzen at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] FreeDOS
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Friday, May 29, 2009, 9:54 AM
> 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
> 
> _________________
> 
> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
> 
> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --- 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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> >
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