Re: WIN95 BOOT DISK



Michael Stevens
07-10-2005, 12:21 AM
In news:%23srVjtWVFHA.1400@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl,
Alias <aka@maskedandanonymous.org> replied with a ;-)
> Install your Win 95. Go to Add/Remove programs and click on Windows
> programs and create the boot disk from there. It's a disk so you can
> boot directly into DOS, among other things and, no, you don't need it
> to install 95.
> Alias

Windows 95 CD's were not bootable as few computers at that time were capable
of booting from CD. They will need a boot disk.
http://bootdisk.com is the place for them download an image to create one.
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> "okeefe58" <okeefe58@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>
>> since theres no win95 support, i guess i'll ask here-i just bought
>> win95 from
>> ebay without boot disk--can someone tell me what the boot disk was
>> for? i dont need it to install/run win95, right?

Alias
07-10-2005, 12:21 AM
Oops, my bad. It's been awhile since I installed 95 :-)

Alias

"Michael Stevens" <mstevens@bogusmvps.org> wrote

> Alias <aka@maskedandanonymous.org> replied with a ;-)
>> Install your Win 95. Go to Add/Remove programs and click on Windows
>> programs and create the boot disk from there. It's a disk so you can
>> boot directly into DOS, among other things and, no, you don't need it
>> to install 95.
>> Alias
>
> Windows 95 CD's were not bootable as few computers at that time were
> capable of booting from CD. They will need a boot disk.
> http://bootdisk.com is the place for them download an image to create
> one.
> --
> Michael Stevens MS-MVP XP
> xpnews@bogusmichaelstevenstech.com
> http://www.michaelstevenstech.com
> For a better newsgroup experience. Setup a newsreader.
> http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/outlookexpressnewreader.htm
>
>
>
>> "okeefe58" <okeefe58@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>>
>>> since theres no win95 support, i guess i'll ask here-i just bought
>>> win95 from
>>> ebay without boot disk--can someone tell me what the boot disk was
>>> for? i dont need it to install/run win95, right?
>
>
>


Re: WIN95 BOOT DISK