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 PostPost subject: Windows 95 install issue        Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:18 am 
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I have downloaded Windows 95 OEM in english off of the archives.

I then burnt it to a disc and attempted installation.

However, when I run setup it tells me I need to make a bootable dos partition, so I did that but I still get the same message when I run setup again.

I do have MS-DOS 6.22 and Windows 3.1 on a 1.2GB parition, but I have an equal 1.2GB on the hard disk which are unused, and I would like to use that unallcoated 1.2GB for Windows 95 to perform a dual-boot, because I think it'd be appropriate for the system considering it was made a few months before the release of 95, but since it has a Pentium 75mhz and 24mb of RAM, is more than capable of running Windows 95 as well.

What course of action should I take, maybe install MS-DOS 6.22 on the unallocated space as well, and then run the Windows 95 setup from there?

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 95 install issue        Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:51 am 
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You should only need a DOS boot disk to start a Windows 95 if the HDD is already partitioned and formatted with DOS.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 95 install issue        Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:26 am 
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I don't know.

I deleted all but the partition I have 6.22 and Windows 3.1 on.

Then when I go to make a primary boot partition (because that's what the setup tells me to do) FDISK tells me I cannot.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 95 install issue        Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:31 am 
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I deleted my entire hard drive, and then made a brand new primary DOS partition, but I am still getting the same message.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 95 install issue        Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:28 pm 
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A bad install disk perhaps? Does the drive need drivers to install? Tried copying all the disk's files on HDD, and then launching the install that way?


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