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The command to create an MS-DOS boot partition to set up Windows

\015 At first I have a new Dell laptop with windows NT in it then I attempted to upgrade to windows XP without succes. After I used the installation disk to explore further how to upgrade but instead I never was able to reboot to windows NT anymore. \015\012Now I am trying to boot it with Win95 and the message given is (you will need to create an MS-DOS boot partition to set up Windows)\015

Answers :

The reason u cant load win 95 is cause NT uses NTFS file system while win 95 uses FAT file system totally different format.

Make a 95/98 boot disk and then go download ranish partition manager and put it on the boot disk. Once it loads up to a command prompt type part Typing part will execute the file on the disk to load up the manager. Here u can delete the NTFS and make a fat 32 or fat 16 and format the Hard drive. After doing so turn off pc and put in the system cd u want to install.
You need to boot from the XP cd, and from there you may be able to do the installation. To set the laptop to boot from the CD you need to configure the BIOS by pressing F2 while in the Dell progress bar.
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