Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 04-05-2004, 08:40 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2004
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
help,windows isnt working

i installed debian with lilo, now when i choose to boot to windows it wants soem kind of disk and i get the message
please enter the command enterpriter eg (a:/

how do i fix this.. i need windows by today.
Old 04-05-2004, 11:28 PM   #2
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: England
Distribution: Ubuntu 9.04
Posts: 631

Rep: Reputation: 30

Can you give some more information. When you boot into Windows, what happens? At what point are you asked for this disk? What other messages do you get?
Old 04-06-2004, 02:06 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Slovenia
Distribution: Slackware 10.1, SLAX to the MAX :)
Posts: 1,040

Rep: Reputation: 45
Try using a windows system floppy (on Win 98) or on XP your XP install CD and choose recovery at start.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
YaST isnt working DickH SUSE / openSUSE 19 06-12-2006 01:22 AM
Multi-OS is that why it isnt working??? CiscoNinja Linux - Newbie 8 10-01-2005 08:05 PM
Sound Isnt Working LinuxNoob1234 Linux - Newbie 8 05-07-2005 01:51 AM
linksys wlan was working, now isnt funkyche Linux - Software 9 01-28-2005 11:24 AM
Network isnt working right roger.k Linux - Newbie 2 08-11-2004 07:33 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:43 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration