How to Make a Dos Bootable Floppy

We had introduced the What is the bootable floppy,but how to make a dos bootable floppy. When there is an error in your boot sequence, a dos bootable floppy can help you to access your operating system to solve this problem.The following is how to make a dos bootable floppy for Windows XP.


You will need a blank writable CD or DVD.And your computer is installed Windows XP.You could do it with the following suggestions.

1.Insert the blank CD or DVD into your disk drive.Go to the I386 folder on your Windows XP system. Copy the Ntldr, Ntdetect.com and the Ntdetect.com files to a temporary folder to be burned to your disk later.

2.Open Windows Notepad and copy the following code:[boot loader]timeout=30 Default= multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows[operating systems]multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows=""

3.Save this file as the boot.ini and copy to your temporary folder for burning. If you are using a version of Windows XP other than professional, type that name in the last line of the code.

4.Then burn all the files onto your blank disk.You should make a second copy for backup and keep it in a safe place.Now you can restart your computer and boot from the bootable disk.

Now you had made a dos bootable floppy.With this dos bootable floppy you can save your computer if it broken.



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