Re: Help! Windows95? Anyone?
If you copy all of you cab files to your harddrive you can run the setup
right off of the harddrive. You will need more than the cabs actually.
You will need the setup files and scandisk and all that other garbage
they put on the disks.
On Thu, 7 May 1998, James A. Bates wrote:
> I realize that this is mailing list concerns Debian, but everyone here
> has been so helpful so I thought I'd ask here first. I bought a used
> harddrive yesterday so that I could install Debian and keep Windows95 on
> my first drive. I tested a program called Master Booter to see how it
> worked and now I cannot get my first drive to boot. Is there any way to
> fix the master boot record so Master Booter doesn't have control? I even
> deleted Master Booter, but it's still there at boot. Right now I'm using
> the harddrive I bought yesterday. Fortunately, it already had Win95 on it.
> Also, I have the Windows95 setup on floppies. Disk #2 has been
> corrupted. I found the Win95_02.cab file elsewhere. I copied every file
> from the setup disks to my harddrive, hoping to reinstall Win95. It won't
> let me, though. It asks for "Disk 2", but it won't let me browse for it.
> It will apparently only accept it from A:\. I even tried formatting a
> floppy disk with WinImage to DFM (?) so it would have 1.63MB on it, but
> setup still won't read the Win95_02.cab. Is there a way to setup from my
> I really want to try Debian, but I need to correct these other problems
> I apologize for asking this here. I've searched every engine I could
> find and have spent hours reading through mailing list archives, but I
> can't find an answer to these questions anywhere.
> I'd appreciate any help I can get.
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