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Re: [TCLUG:3909] Erasing Linux, going back to Windows

> 1. Do I have to do anything besides copying the Windows 95 SCSI drivers
> from my SCSI driver disk onto the Windows boot floppy, in order for
> Windows to see my SCSI CD-ROM drive? I need the CD-ROM drive to install
> Windows. Do I need to tweak one of those DOS files on the boot disk?

I'll tell you what I do..  I usually copy the 'WIN95' directory off of
the CDROM and put it on the hard drive somewhere.. If you're using an
update CD, do 'echo Bill Gates Sucks > C:\NTLDR' to make the installer
think you're actually upgrading something..

Of course, you actually have to be able to copy the files off the CD-ROM
onto the HD..  You can do this in Linux (since it can presumably see
both the CD-ROM and the new HD..), or set up a DOS boot disk with the
SCSI CD-ROM drivers and MSCDEX..
> 2. What does a dual-boot Linux/Win95 /etc/lilo.conf file look like?

um.  Haven't dealt with that for a while..  I'll let someone else answer

> 3. Are there any precautions I should take so that Windows doesn't try to
> eat my Linux partitions?

Make sure you have a Linux boot diskette of some sort.  Windows may not
like LILO (even though it will presumably be on a different HD..), and
may want to whack it..

> 4. My neighbor doesn't fold her hand towels the way I think she should.
> Should I politely tell her she's doing it wrong, or just let it go?


> Signed,
> New to this Whole Windows Thing

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