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WIN XP "DOS mode"


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woohoofulness

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ok, so do u absolutely need a dos boot diskette to boot to a prompt. Cant i just hit an F key while booting up to make it kick me to a "dos" prompt. (wat would be dos if microsoft werent lame)

Edit: Please remember this is a family site. You are entitled to your opinions, but please watch your choice of words. Johanna

Edited by Johanna, 07 January 2006 - 04:32 AM.

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wannabe1

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Hello woohoofulness...

Click Start, then Run, and type cmd...click "Ok".

Is this what you were looking for?

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No, I think he means the basic DOS screen like we used to be able to boot to back in the Win 9x days.

As far as I know, woohoofulness, scince Windows ME, you can't access the DOS interface without a floppy.


You could always install a DOS os :tazz:
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There is no DOS, there is a command line. He can boot to a command line, but choose same mode with command prompt
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yes, that could work, how do i boot up to a command line...
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woohoofulness

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so, am i going to get an answer?
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The command prompt option should be available on the Safe Mode options screen. Tap the F8 key during the boot sequence to get to the options screen.

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