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Old 06-06-2003, 03:31 PM   #1
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Installing Mandrake 9.0- from hard drive

Thanks in advance for your help, and sorry if I didnt post this in the right forum:
I dont have a CD burner, and downloaded the Mandrake 9.1/i586 distribution. What I need to know is how to install the OS from my Windows XP hard drive. Im REALLY tired of windows, and after using linux a few times, I figured how ugly, clunky, and full of errors windows really was.
Old 06-06-2003, 05:54 PM   #2
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in the files you downloaded there will be a folder which says dosutils. in that there will be a program called winrawwrite. use that and make a bootable disk with hd image. and then boot from it.
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Thanks anyways, but I already tried that. I "rawrite"-ed hd.img to the disk, and when I restart my comp, nothing happens.
Old 06-07-2003, 12:00 PM   #4
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Try another floppy disk and use rawwritewin if your in windows
Old 06-14-2003, 04:09 PM   #5
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did that too, when i restart, my comp dosent boot fromt he floppy


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