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Old 06-03-2003, 07:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all I have win 98se and the power went out today because of a storm..while my pc was on...when i turned it back on it went to invalid system disk please replace disk and strike any key..ther was no disk or cd in the pc..so I restarted it several times only to come to that message..so i got my boot disk out and ran scan disk etc..all can up ok...so i went ot the help section and got the the point of sys c which i did and now my pc comes on and goes to the c prompt. what am I to do next?
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Old 06-03-2003, 09:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well if you can get it to the C:\ prompt... all you have to do is type win. this will lauch windows.
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Old 06-04-2003, 12:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok thanks..I will try that!

but how to make it skip the c thing and load windows automatically?

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Old 06-04-2003, 03:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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you can write out a simple one at the prompt that is there when you boot.

copy con autoexec.bat

prompt $p$g
path=c:\;c:\windows;c:\windows\system

win

^z

The copy con autoexec.bat starts the creation, and ^z finishes. The ^z is an end of file mark, get it by using cntrl-z or press f6 key.

But check to see if you have an autoexec.bak and config.bak, or .000 .001 etc

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Old 06-04-2003, 11:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I will look for those files...but now I have this problem on start up

Bad command or file name
Path not found - :\COMMAND.COM
File not found - extract.exe
File not found - readme.txt
Please insert Windows 98 Startup Disk 2....



win did not work any other suggestions?

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