DOS 6.22 3 disk setup troubles

By leon phelps ยท 5 replies
Mar 6, 2005
  1. Hello,

    A friend of mine gave me a copy of the 3 disk set for installing DOS on a hard drive. For some reason the first disk will not boot and start the install. We have tried xcopy, copy and zipping and then e-mailing the contents of the disk. Still no luck.

    Any suggestions?

  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You cannot xcopy, copy or zip a bootable disk. You have to make a floppy disk image, mail that and then write the image back to a floppy.
  3. leon phelps

    leon phelps TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Any idea where I can find instructions? First 20 hits with yahoo were a bust.
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

  5. jstillion

    jstillion TS Rookie Posts: 91

    Try winimage
    It allows you to back up and create from back up floppies including MS Dos boot and other non-dos disks. It's functional shareware and one of the few shareware tools I actually purchase.
  6. leon phelps

    leon phelps TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Thanks for the help. Got winimage and it worked like a charm.
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