A. If you already have DOS installed, then boot to DOS and install Windows95. The instructions below are if you only have Windows NT installed.
- Make an emergency repair disk (rdisk - Update Repair Info)
- Ensure you have NT installation disks (can make by winnt32 /ox)
- Reboot the machine and boot off of the Windows95 installation disks or boot off of a bootable floppy disk with the drivers for your CD-ROM drive and run setup.exe off of the CD-ROM
- Install Windows 95 as normal
- Once the Windows 95 installation has finished, reboot the machine and boot off of the NT installation disks
- After 2 disk will give options, press R for repair
- Deselect all options except "Inspect Boot Sector" and continue
- Press Enter to detect hardware and insert disk 3
- The procedure will ask if you have an Emergency Repair Disk (ERD), say Yes and insert the ERD.
- The machine will then reboot into NT again
- Once in NT goto a DOS session
- Type - attrib c:\boot.ini -r -s
edit boot.ini and insert at the bottom
- Type - attrib c:\boot.ini +r +s
- Reboot the machine and you will have Windows95 and NT options.
For this procedure to work the system partition (c:) must be FAT.