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Old October 5th 18, 04:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
R.Wieser
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Default W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot.

Hello all,

I just created a 5 GByte bootable FAT32 partition and formatted it using the
/s option (to transfer the systemfiles to it). However, when I than restart
there just is a delay of about 10 seconds, after which it reboots.

The odd thing is that booting from a FAT16 thumbdrive and than accessing the
above parition (the C: drive) works allright (already created a DOS folder
and copied files into it)

I've tried to google the problem, but nothing jumps out. Does anyone know
whats going on here and how to fix it ?

Regards,
Rudy Wieser.


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Old October 5th 18, 05:58 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
R.Wieser
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Default W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot (solved)

However, when I than restart there just is a delay of about 10 seconds,
after which it reboots.


The problem was that repartitioning did not rewrite the MBR boot code - it
was still the GRUB loader from the previous Linux OS on that disk.

And ofcourse I only remembered "fdisk /mbr" *after* I killed the MBR
(filling the sector with zeroes). Luckily I had not done much before
testing if it would actually boot. :-)

Regards,
Rudy Wieser


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Old October 5th 18, 06:11 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
BugHunter
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Default W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot.

R.Wieser schreef op Vr 5 Okt 2018 om 17:22:
Hello all,

I just created a 5 GByte bootable FAT32 partition and formatted it using the
/s option (to transfer the systemfiles to it). However, when I than restart
there just is a delay of about 10 seconds, after which it reboots.

The odd thing is that booting from a FAT16 thumbdrive and than accessing the
above parition (the C: drive) works allright (already created a DOS folder
and copied files into it)

I've tried to google the problem, but nothing jumps out. Does anyone know
whats going on here and how to fix it ?

Regards,
Rudy Wieser.



Do you have an autoexec.bat ?

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Old October 9th 18, 11:05 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Mynews
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Default W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot.

NTDETECT.COM

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Windows NT-based operating systems
that operate on the x86 architecture.

It is used during the Windows NT startup process,
and is responsible for detecting basic hardware that will
be required to start the operating system.


"R.Wieser" wrote in message news
Hello all,

I just created a 5 GByte bootable FAT32 partition and formatted it using the
/s option (to transfer the systemfiles to it). However, when I than restart
there just is a delay of about 10 seconds, after which it reboots.

+++++++++++++++++
Make It A NT Partition
Use A XP Boot.ini
It supports Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
+++++++++++++++++

The odd thing is that booting from a FAT16 thumbdrive and than accessing the
above parition (the C: drive) works allright (already created a DOS folder
and copied files into it)
=====================
odd thing is
You Need It To Edit Windows NT-based operating systems

The Make The XP Boot.ini
To Look Like This

+++++++++++++++++++++++
[boot loader]
timeout=15
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOW S
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows 98 Second
Edition" /fastdetect
++++++++++++++++++++++++

I've tried to google the problem, but nothing jumps out. Does anyone know
whats going on here and how to fix it ?

+++++++++++++++++++++++
Bing For Microsoft Windows
For More Info::::

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...sion,Article/1

++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Regards,
Rudy Wieser.



 




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