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Old 06-01-2004, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Boot w/ USB Thumbdrive

Anyone played around with USB thumb drives and trying to boot up to load an OS with them? Looking to load up files to sys the main drive on computers that can boot up with USB. Any ideas? Would the USB drive be recognized as its own drive (i.e. c, d, e...). I just have a 32mb to play around with but was thinking of getting the 256mb and loading up the cab files to win98. Any ideas?

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In DOS, the bootble part of the stick would be a:
the part with the cabs on it would be anything from D:-Z: dpending on the number of HDD's in the PC and the boot image you use.

In Windows, the stick will show as its own drive as normal.
Keep in mind on Win9x youd most likley need the drivers for the stick to be recognized in windows too
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