[kwlug-disc] FreeDOS

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Fri May 29 11:42:48 EDT 2009

kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 05/29/2009 11:34:29 AM:
> Sorry for replying to myself (Hi me!), but another thought occurs...  
> If this is just for personal use, and you have some time to play 
> about, move the HDD to another computer and install Windows Tablet 
> edition.  Then transfer it back over and let it boot.  Worse case 
> scenario; you end up where you are now.  More than likely you might 
> just have a semi-working XP tablet.  At that point, assuming you 
> have USB and a key, you can install the correct drivers.
> Windows doesn't always like all the hardware changing, but I've had 
> it survive such transitions in the past.

If you choose to do this your success will be better if you install tablet 
drivers on the surrogate system. Things like storage adapter drivers are 
the most important but given your circumstances, installing network 
drivers would be a must too.

John Van Ostrand
Net Direct Inc.
564 Weber St. N. Unit 12
Waterloo, ON N2L 5C6
john at netdirect.ca
Ph: 866-883-1172
Linux Solutions / IBM Hardware
Fx: 519-883-8533

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