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thantai
post Sep 22 2007, 03:31 PM
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i am using DOS 6.22
> "There is one method of installing a commercial version of Windows that
> you may want to try. This will not work with the Toshiba recovery CD, so
> you have to have an actual Windows XP CD. You also need a desktop
> computer and a 40 to 44 pin adapter for the laptop hard drive, like the
> one pictured here: http://www.directron.com/adpide23.html
>
> 1. Remove the hard drive from the laptop.
>
> 2. Use the adapter to connect the laptop hard drive to an open IDE
> connection on the desktop.
>
> 3. Boot the desktop with an MS-DOS floppy. If you don't have one, get a
> bootdisk creation program from http://www.bootdisk.com and make one.
>
> 4. Format the laptop hard drive and transfer the DOS operating system to
> it. format [drive] /s This is so the drive will boot into DOS when you
> put it back in the laptop.
>
> 5. Create a directory on the laptop hard drive named WXPCD and copy the
> entire contents of the Windows XP install CD to it. You need to copy all
> of the subddirectories and their contents. Use the XCOPY command with
> the /s and /e options. For more on the XCOPY command syntax, see
> http://www.easydos.com/xcopy.html
>
> 6. Reinstall the hard drive to the laptop, boot it into DOS, navigate to
> the WXPCD directory and execute the winnt.exe setup program to install
> Windows.
>
> 7. You will then need to download and install all of the Toshiba
> utililties and drivers from http://support.toshiba.com for your model.
> You may want to download and copy these files to the hard drive while it
> is in the desktop, to make things easier."
>
--->on the step #4,how can i "Format the laptop hard drive and transfer
the DOS operating system to it" ?????? then copy the window xp CD into
hard drive
what the command do i need to use ???

1. Attach the laptop drive to the desktop as the ONLY hard drive in the system.

2. Boot from the floppy drive so that the A:\> prompt appears.

3. Type in the command 'sys C:'."


on the screen : "write failure, diskette unusable"

i reboot the PC and try it again but it does not work ?????????????
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- thantai   DOS 6.22 ????????   Sep 22 2007, 03:31 PM
- - jaclaz   QUOTE (thantai @ Sep 22 2007, 05:31 PM) i...   Sep 22 2007, 04:15 PM
- - thantai   QUOTE You need to use: 1) Fdisk 2) Format C: /s i...   Sep 22 2007, 07:32 PM
- - jaclaz   QUOTE i type in "c:\wxpcd\winnt.exe...   Sep 22 2007, 07:40 PM
- - thantai   QUOTE Enter the following: CD wxpcd [ENTER] DIR *....   Sep 22 2007, 08:05 PM
- - Nuno Brito   QUOTE SmartDrive is a disk caching program that sh...   Sep 22 2007, 08:49 PM
- - thantai   QUOTE You can install with or without smartdrv loa...   Sep 22 2007, 08:56 PM
- - Nuno Brito   This probably means that the copy process was not ...   Sep 22 2007, 09:25 PM
- - thantai   QUOTE btw: Sometimes I've also had installatio...   Sep 22 2007, 10:50 PM
- - jaclaz   QUOTE (thantai)i believe this is about the securit...   Sep 23 2007, 09:04 AM
- - thantai   QUOTE 1 hour is most probably not enough for copyi...   Sep 23 2007, 01:19 PM
- - jaclaz   QUOTE (thantai @ Sep 23 2007, 03:19 PM) y...   Sep 23 2007, 02:07 PM

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