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Windows 98 stuck in MS-DOS mode


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ok, now how do I check the file that i want?
i think i'm on to something  :tazz:

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it says

DOS = SINGLE

their is a check box before it and it is checked

their is a bunch of other stuff too.
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what i meant on how to check the file, i was talking about when i'm on that blue screen you never told me what to do before i hit alt f then x
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uncheck the tick box for dos = single
click on ok and restart
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what i meant on how to check the file, i was talking about when i'm on that blue screen you never told me what to do before i hit alt f then x

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Sorry I meant you had to read the file you had against the file I posted.
that is check that 1 is exactly the same as the other

Edited by peterm, 19 August 2005 - 04:36 PM.

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ok, i unchecked the box, it restarted and i'm back to ms dos again
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ok I need to take a break for a bit
will be back shortly (sorry)
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i did go back to that blue screen, their is one thing that is different.

you have on yours WinVer=4.10.1998

mine has WinVer=4.10.2222

maybe this will help

i appreciate everything you're doing
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ok
sorry my wife needed a hand
still no good but we know you have a config.sys
ok another file we need to fin is dosstart.bat
at the c> type in dir *.bat can you see dosstartbat if not try the windows prompt c:\windows>
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neither of them had any file like that
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sorry but you sure ? can you change to the windows prompt
and type in dir|sort|more this will put them in order and stop the screen
have another look please
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ok, the only files found with dos in them from the last thing you wanted me to do are

DOSPRMPT PIF
DOSREP EXE
DOSREP INI

doing the dir *.bat in windows prompt has 1 file

TMPDELIS BAT

doing it on c> has 1 file

AUTOEXEC BAT
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ok not the answer we wanted
at the c:> prompt type in edit config.sys
this should load a blue screen in the config file can you see the line
dos = single
If it exists, edit the line to read "REM DOS=SINGLE" (again, no quotes). Save the file by pressing ALT+F, then S. Exit by pressing ALT+F, then X.
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it takes me right back to where i typed edit config.sys

i did change it to read what you wrote

Edited by sueym, 19 August 2005 - 05:40 PM.

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typein command.com
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