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Microsoft KB Archive/101410

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Windows/MS-DOS for PS/2 Not Supported on IBM ValuePoint

Article ID: 101410

Article Last Modified on 10/10/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q101410

SUMMARY

The Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS 5 Upgrade for IBM PS/2 computers cannot be installed on an IBM ValuePoint machine. However, the Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS Upgrade for machines other than PS/2s does work on the ValuePoint machine.

MORE INFORMATION

Microsoft Windows & MS-DOS 5 for IBM PS/2 Setup fails on the ValuePoint machine because a specific string is missing in the ROM. When this string is not found, the following error message appears:

This version of Windows and MS-DOS setup will only work on a computer manufactured by IBM. Obtain the correct Windows and MS-DOS setup from your computer manufacturer or dealer. Remove the disk from your floppy disk drive and restart or turn off your computer.

To work around this problem, use the non-PS/2 version.


Additional query words: 5.00 3.10 3.1 1.00

Keywords: KB101410