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Re: [SLE] Dual boot
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 16:33:52 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405261633.52631.dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
If your Win2000 is using NTFS, you can't get there from DOS.
DOS doesn't know how to read that FS. And regular old DOS
can't read the 32-bit FS, either. Did you ever create some sort
of rescue disk, or is there a boot floppy that came with Win2K?
That should work. Good luck. --doug

On Wednesday 26 May 2004 11:20, marcia wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> I am dual booting with win2000 and Suse8.2pro. I only use Suse, however
> I went into my win2000 yesterday briefly to check on something and
> noticed that it is not acting right. The cursor is lagging and it would
> shutdown on its own after a few minutes of use. I am hoping an email
> virus did not get to it through my linux email.
>
> Anyway I want to fix it by going into dos and using scanreg/all but will
> that wipe out my Suse as well? I will not do this until I know for sure
> it will not hurt my Suse 8.2 setup.
>
> Any thoughts will be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Marcia

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