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Invalid System Disk Error


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doire

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Hello i have posted this Win 95 problem in here as it busier than the Win 95 section of the forum. I hope admin does not mind :)

A friend of mine has a windows 95 pc and keeps getting this error message.

I have booted from a Win 95 disk and ran the A:\>sys c: command to transfer files to his hard drive.

I then reboot the pc and i get the Win 95 splash screen.

However the pc then goes back to the POST screen with the message

Starting Windows 95

C:\

Any ideas why the OS wont load?

Thanks
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Major Payne

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Maybe this will help: Error Message "Invalid System Disk" After Setup Reboots.

Ron
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Maybe this will help: Error Message "Invalid System Disk" After Setup Reboots.

Ron


Hi Ron....i have already tried that


Does not work. I tried this below but when i typed cd\windows\command for example as MS stated to do i get an error saying bad or invalid command. :)
c:
cd\windows\command
attrib c:\msdos.sys -s -h -r
copy c:\msdos.sys c:\msdos.xxx
a:
sys c:
attrib c:\msdos.sys -s -h -r
del c:\msdos.sys
copy c:\msdos.xxx c:\msdos.sys
attrib c:\msdos.sys +s +h +r
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It has been so long since Win 95 that I can't remember what the error may be in those commands as given by M$. Have you tried going thru the complete troubleshooting steps?:

Windows 95 Setup: Description and Troubleshooting Steps

Might ask whether on reboot whether you removed the boot disc? :) Could check in BIOS and see that on reboot it is booting from the c drive.

Ron
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