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Windows 7: MS-DOS Bootable Flash Drive - Create


14 Dec 2009   #29
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 
MS-DOS Bootable Flash Drive - Create

How to Make a MS-DOS Bootable Flash Drive



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25 May 2012   #30
markovalle

windows 7
 
 

Hello, I tried to run the HP USB Disk Storage format tool but gives me an error:
What can I do?



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25 May 2012   #31
markovalle

windows 7
 
 

Hello, I tried to run the HP USB Disk Storage Format tool but gave me an error: "permission denied. The administrator rights are required to run this tool".

What Can I do?

Thanks.
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25 May 2012   #32
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Right click and run it as an Administrator.

EDIT: The easiest way to create an MS-DOS bootable pendrive is to use Rufus v 1.1.7 without FreeDOS Support (154KB) Rufus - Create bootable USB drives

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25 May 2012   #33
markovalle

windows 7
 
 

Thanks! It worked!
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27 Sep 2012   #34
FuxWyndowz

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hey-o. Quick'n for y'all. BIOS options all check out to boot, formatted the stick (A PNY 4GIG) with HP tool, PEbuild, and several others. All I get after selecting from the boot menu is a hanging curser, just blinking in the dark. Time goes by, nothing happens. Any suggestions?
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22 Dec 2012   #35
hulkbuster

Dual boot: Win Xp and Win7 Pro
 
 

Great tutorial, always wanted a handy MS-DOS bootable flash drive, is their any chance one can achieve the same for Winxp. Searched a few and although it loaded the recovery option,but couldn't run any commands like chkdsk, fixboot,fixmbr etc etc.
Is their a tutorial for bootable usb for Winxp, could someone redirect me their.

Great site:
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31 Dec 2012   #36
flyguy124

Windows 7 (64-bit)
 
 
Booting

Hello
I tried this on a gateway solo 2150 because i accidentally deleted my partition. I made sure removable devices load first, but I keep getting a message that says: Invalid system disk, replace disk and press any key". any suggestions?
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03 Jan 2013   #37
rbakker

Vista 32
 
 

I am also getting the same error as reported by someone else:
Remove disks or other media. Press any key to continue.

I followed the (very clear) instructions in this tutorial and I know my laptop can boot from USB as I did so myself just yesterday (it was a Unix boot). Any suggestions?

(Just by the way: I am doing this in an attempt to access the C drive which has become invisible; no luck with Unix)

thanks!
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27 Mar 2013   #38
antiplank

Windows 7
 
 

I can boot up to DOS just fine but it doesn't see the hard drive that is installed. Any suggestions?

Edit: fdisk is not seeing the drive but for some reason presizer can see it.
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27 Mar 2013   #39
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello antiplanki, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The drive letter is not always the same at boot as it is in Windows.

List of MS-DOS commands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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