Microsoft KB Archive/100935

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Article ID: 100935

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1

This article was previously published under Q100935


Installation of Windows NT on a single NTFS partition with MS-DOS present results in a multiboot choice although MS-DOS is not bootable. Attempt to boot from floppy by specifying A: drive in BOOT.INI may result in

0000000E =========== Page Fault =========== .......

To workaround this problem delete C:\="MS-DOS" from [operating systems] section of the BOOT.INI or set timeout=0 in [boot loader] section.


Steps to Reproduce Problem

  1. Edit the BOOT.INI file after making it write enabled. Change C:\="MS_DOS" to A:\="MS-DOS" in the [operating systems] section.
  2. Reboot the system.
  3. Select MS-DOS from the choice of operating systems, this will result in a page fault.

Additional query words: prodnt

Keywords: kbother KB100935