Windows 95 OSR2 xcopy
There are a few more steps when xcopying Windows 95 OSR2.
Here is the list of switches you will use and the steps to xcopy.
xcopy [source] [destination] /E /C /H /K /R /Y
xcopy program used to copy
[source] Location containing the data you
want to copy from
[destination] Location you want to copy the
/E Copies all directories, even empty directories.
/C Continues to copy if there are errors.
/H Copies hidden and system files.
/K Copies file attributes.
/R Overwrites read only files.
/Y Overwrites files without prompting user.
xcopy c:\ d:\ /E /C /H /K /R /Y
- Make sure you have a Windows95 OSR2 boot disk.
- Click on start then settings and choose control panel.
- In the control panel, click on the system icon.
- Click on the Virtual memory tab.
- Disable virtual memory.
- Reboot your computer.
- After reboot finishes, click on start then click on run.
- In the run box type: xcopy c:\ d:\ /E /C /H /K /R /Y
(I am assuming that your drive letters are the same
as I am using. If not, just substitute your drive letters for
the source and destination.) and hit enter.
- You should see a DOS window open up listing all the files
it is copying.
- After the copy is finished. Run scandisk on the drive you
- Shutdown and power off the computer and remove your primary
- Set the jumpers on the slave drive to master and secure it
in the case.
- Power on your computer, enter the CMOS
and autodetect the drive
for the primary. Depending on your computer you may have to
manually configure the CMOS
- Exit the BIOS and start your computer as you normally do.
- If you get an error about missing operating system or computer
does not boot correctly, Jump to step 19.
- Your computer should be back in Windows95 OSR2. Click on start,
settings, control panel. Click on the system icon and choose
the virtual memory tab.
- Enable virtual memory.
- Restart your computer and enjoy reading Drivetips.com
- Errors during boot.
- Insert your Windows95 OSR2 boot disk and boot up to a command
- Type fdisk and
choose Set Partition Active.
- If it says partition is already active.
- Exit fdisk.
- Type sys c:\
This will put the system files back on the drive to make it
- Remove floppy disk and boot into Windows95 OSR2 and enjoy