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Not quite yet...I'm trying to track down how we can get the file another way...hang in there... :tazz:
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Download the attached file. Extract it to your desktop. Copy the extracted file and add it to your startup floppy (copy/paste). Boot using the floppy and try to extract it from the floppy to the HDD.

At "Please enter the path to the windows CAB files (a:):" type a: and press "Enter"

At "Please enter the names of the files you want to extract" type explorer.exe and press "Enter"

At "Please enter the path to extract to (enter for current drive)" type c:windows and press "Enter"

Let me know if you get errors doing this...

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Thanks for the reply.

I done tried what you said and got the error message -

CANNOT OPEN FILE:a:\(null)

I extraxt the file you gave me to to the desktop and copied it to the startup floppy.

You mentioned " try to extract it from the floppy to the HDD."

Not sure how you do this?? All I did was insert the floppy before I turned on the PC and went through the procdure of A: ext and then added what you asked when prompted. Was this the right way to do it?? or should have I done something else?? :tazz:
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You're doing great...this is just a very stubborn problem.... :tazz:

Get to an A:\ prompt and type the following: Note the spaces (red underscores are spaces)

COPY_a:\explorer.exe_*.*_C:\windows
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Thanks do I do this without doing the following -

At "Please enter the path to the windows CAB files (a:):" type a: and press "Enter"

At "Please enter the names of the files you want to extract" type explorer.exe and press "Enter"

At "Please enter the path to extract to (enter for current drive)" type c:windows and press "Enter"
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Yes...don't use the ext command this time...just start the machine with the floppy and get to the command prompt. Type the command at the A:\ prompt.
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ok done that

typed as you said :

COPY_a:\explorer.exe_*.*_C:\windows

message this times read : Too many parameters
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Did you put the underscores in? They were just to represent spaces...don't type them in, just leave a space.
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I didn't put any underscores , I just put the spaces in
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Let's take out a couple of spaces....Hmmmmmm

COPY_a:\explorer.exe*.*C:\windows
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mmmm this time the message reads FILE NOT FOUND -a:\explorer.exe*.*C
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:tazz:

Is the file on the disk? at the A:\ prompt, type dir and press "Enter". Is explorer.exe in the list?
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Just checked. It is there, strange huh?
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Try this one...maybe we can copy the whole works over... :tazz:

copy *.* c:
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22 files copied
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