Using bootdisks/cd's gives "missing operating system" error
I am trying to format a hard drive to install windows on there (the hard drive is empty), but when I try to boot my system with a Windows 98 boot floppy, windows 2000 bootable cd, or even a dos boot floppy, it always gives me a "missing operating system" error. On the boot floppy, I took out everything in autoexec.bat, and shortened config.sys to:
but that still gives me the same error. Curiously enough, I can load cd drivers with the DEVICEHIGH and LOADHIGH commands (don't you need himem loaded to do that?). Anyway, any help is appreciated.