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Name: Zhenglei
Status: Student
Age: 20s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 2002


Question:
I have installed the windows2000 OS, and there is no other OS in my computer.

Now I want to use the MS-DOS 6.0, must I uninstall the Windows2000, and install the DOS first?



Replies:
Since W2k is the only OS installed on your computer. You must uninstall W2K by using a utility to format the hard disk and then start fresh with DOS. This must be done because W2K uses a different boot loader then DOS and will not recognize the drive.

Joe Noga


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