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multiple dos prompts on startup
harrykim Jun-09-02 06:34 PM
after trying out some dos games,im left with startup probs...after verifying pool data ..windows is now starting your msdos based program..how do i get rid of this?..then config and autoexec load followed by about 20 c: prompts...how do i get rid of these? then a pause,then windows98se loads.it doesnt affect windows performance,but it is annoying,and i like to learn new stuff anyway,thats why i was fooling with dos in the first place.any help appreciated.

1. RE: multiple dos prompts on startup
lbyard Jun-10-02 12:56 PM
In response to message 0
Boot to the DOS prompt (F8) and...

c:\>edit autoexec.bat

Every line in that file will be executed when the computer boots as if it were being type from you computer. Windows 98SE deos not need that file unless you have some old legacy devices or drivers. It doesn't need the config.sys file either. You could try renaming with...

c:\>ren autoexec.bat autoexec.dux

...Trying windows and renaming them back if there is a problem. Larry


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