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Install W2K using bootable USB


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sam-my

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I have an old Toshiba PC noteBook and I would like to reinstall the existing OS (Windows 2000 Pro).
The PC has no internal CDRom or Floppy device.
I found the following thread in this forum in "How-To Guides and Tutorials" - Create a bootable USB drive
link: http://www.geekstogo...ve-t254159.html

1. Has someone build a bootable USB using these instructions?
2. In these instructions - Step 3 :

Open config.sys and edit the second line to read:

I cannot find config.sys file. The lonely one which seems appropriate is "dban-Grub4dos" (it is a 'Configuration Settings' type). Is it the requested one?
3. After performing all the instructions in this thread, do I have to copy the files from the W2K CD to the USB drive ?

Any other suggestion?
Thanks
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Do you know if the Toshiba PC noteBook can boot from a USB flash?

You need to check the bios for the boot order and see if it is an option.
The usual keys to enter bios are esc, del, F2,f10

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Thanks 123Runner for your prompt answer
The PC have not the USB option boot in the BIOS.
I used PLoP from this link
http://www.raymond.c...ted-using-plop/
and now can see an option for USB at the PC switch on as in the last picture of the link above.
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