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Windows 7: MS Virtual PC Not Accessing DVD Drive

06 May 2016   #1
timoteob

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
MS Virtual PC Not Accessing DVD Drive

I have got my Virtual PC setup and I want to install Win98.
My Win98 install CD is in the DVD drive.
The virtual PC is set to use a physical drive (E: in this case, which corresponds to my DVD drive).
Windows 7 can read the CD, so the DVD drive is working and the CD is OK.
When I launch the virtual PS I am told to "Reboot and Select you proper boot device or Insert Boot Media..."

I have also tried using InfraRecorder to make an ISO of the disk, but that does not work as well.


Thank you in advance for any information.


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07 May 2016   #2
timoteob

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

So it turns out that my Win98 install disk is not bootable. It has been so long that I forgot that I had to bootup with floppy, then install the OS. I found a win98 boot iso and it worked fine.
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08 May 2016   #3
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

That was my first thought.
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