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Could not Copy Autoexec.bat

Autoexec.bat Cannot be coppied when preparing the server for installation using Server setup and installation guide. This happens after we had setup the raid controller and adaptors and the array.

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Win 98 in dos mode i get this message " no cd rom or msdex.exe is not loaded " when trying to acces game disk in cd rom

1) Does it say MSDEX.EXE or MSCDEX.EXE?

2) Have you ever used that CD successfully on that computer before? (DVD's don't work well in MS-DOS).

3) Verify its trying to run from the correct drive. D:, E:, etc...

That aside, I'd recommend a glance at the following support page. It sounds like your driver isn't supported or your game is referring to a specific drive that doesn't exist.


(make a back-up copy your autoexec.bat, and rename it autoexec.bat.orig just in case)
Get an older compatible driver for your CD-Rom that is windows 98 compatible, so something around the year 2000 is probably ideal.
Uninstall your current driver and reboot. Scan for Hardware changes and install the new drivers for your CD-ROM. Then check your config.sys and verify the driver. If its not correct, open the autoexec.bat in an editor. in the portion of the autoexec.bat that has MSCDEX..exe program you'll put in the following. (replace DRIVERNAME with the driver name, typically MSCD001)


Save, reboot. Let me know how it goes!

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How to Setup Microsoft Exchange Server

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Use the IBM configuration disk and it should be able to prepare the server for what ever OS you need to install. If you don't have it then, try redoing RAID and reformat the hard drives and try again..You can probably hit F6 during the initial portion of the install and supply the necessary SATA drivers on a floppy and get it to install. You will probably need a USB floppy though unless your server has a floppy drive.

Insert your Microsoft Server 2003 Installation disc into the CD/DVD-ROM drive and boot the server from the installation disc. Microsoft Setup will load the files it needs to perform an installation. Press "Enter" to setup and install Windows.

  • 2 Press "F8" to accept the Microsoft License Agreement.
  • 3 Create a new partition to install the operating system onto by selecting the "Unpartitioned Space" and pressing "C." If there is no unpartitioned space, highlight and delete all of the other partitions on the hard drive by pressing "D." Set the partition size to the "Maximum Size" and press "Enter."
  • 4 Format your new partition with the "NTFS" or the "NTFS (Quick)" option. Windows setup will format your hard drive and load the installation files. Your IBM Netfinity will restart and installation will continue.
  • 5 Select language and regional setup information, then press "Next." Enter your name and company name, then press "Next." Enter your Windows 2003 Server Product Key and press "Next."
  • 6 Select the licensing mode you would prefer to use and press "Next." Create an administrative account and password and press "Next." Enter the current time and time zone and press "Next."
  • 7 Setup your Network information by naming the server and defining how it will connect through the net. Press "Next" to navigate through the network setup screens. Windows Setup will finish the installation process and provide you with a log-in screen to use your computer.
  • If you delete old partitions from the hard drive to install Windows Server 2003, you will lose all information on those partitions.

    Jan 20, 2011 | IBM eServer xSeries 236

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    What is the mean auto exe c bat in dos files??

    An AUTOEXEC.BAT file contains MS-DOS commands which are executed automatically when a Personal Computer boots. This file is usually located in the root directory of the hard drive or floppy from which the computer boots (or starts) up. The AUTOEXEC.BAT file is used to set various default settings and to run programs that should be executed upon startup. Below you will find a list of executable statements (commands) that typically go into an AUTOEXEC.BAT file, along with explanations their.

    The AUTOEXEC.BAT file is one form of a batch file, and it is used to automate functions in MS-DOS. In their simplest form, batch files contain MS-DOS commands (batch file language) which includes commands for such things as loops and execution branches and the like.
    Example: @ECHO OFF
    This optional command will suppress the display of subsequent commands while the AUTOEXEC.BAT file is being executed

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    Hp ml350g4 p server hang on diagonestic screen, unable to set standard boot order(ilo)

    To repair your installation of Windows, follow these steps:

    1. Insert the Windows Server 2003 CD in the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
    2. If the Windows CD displays the What would you like to do? menu, click Exit.
    3. Turn off your computer, wait ten seconds, and then turn your computer back on.
    4. If you are prompted to start your computer from the CD, do so.

    Note You must be able to start your computer from the Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM to run Windows Setup. Your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive must be configured to do so. For information about how to configure your computer to start from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, see the documentation that is included with your computer, or contact your computer manufacturer.
    5. After Setup starts, press ENTER to continue the setup process.
    6. Press ENTER to select the option To set up Windows now, press ENTER. Do not select the Recovery Console option.
    7. Press F8 to accept the licensing agreement.

    Setup searches for previous installations of Windows.
    * If Setup does not find a previous installation of Windows Server 2003, you might have a hardware failure.

    Hardware failures are beyond the scope of this article. See a computer hardware specialist for more help or try the Hardware troubleshooter. For more information about the Hardware Troubleshooter, see the Windows Server 2003 Help topic "Using Troubleshooters."
    * If Setup does find a previous installation of Windows Server 2003, you may receive the following message:
    If one of the following Windows Server 2003 installations is damaged, setup can try to repair it. Use the up and down arrows to select an installation. To repair the selected installation, press R. To continue without repairing, press ESC.
    Select the appropriate Windows Server 2003 operating system installation, and then press R to try to repair it.
    * Follow the on-screen instructions to repair the installation.

    o You might have to change the boot drive sequence in your BIOS settings to successfully start your computer from the Windows Server 2003 CD. Contact the manufacturer of your computer, or see your manufacturer's documentation, for more information.
    o If you cannot start your computer from the Windows Server 2003 CD, you might have a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive failure or other hardware failure.

    Hardware failures are beyond the scope of this article. See a computer hardware specialist for more help or try the Hardware troubleshooter. For more information about the Hardware Troubleshooter, see the Windows Server 2003 Help topic "Using Troubleshooters."
    o After you repair your Windows Server 2003, you may be required to reactivate your copy of Windows Server 2003.

    Jan 22, 2010 | HP Compaq ProLiant ML110 G4 Server

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    I have GA-8iD533 motherboard. One of my friend tried to flushing the bios, but during the flushing the electricity was gone. After the electricity come i power on the computer,now it shows nothing and i...

    To recover your motherboard bios and bring it back to life, you will need this following things:

    1. Floppy Drive: It is needed to load the Boot Disk and the new BIOS update.
    2. Boot Floppy: It is needed to load the basic operating system, preferably MS DOS.
    3. ISA Video Card: Optional, but can simply the recovery process.

    A startup disk can be automatically built from the Add/Remove Programs applet within the control panel. The boot disk is a vital part of this guide, though users with WinNT/2K will need to build this boot disk from a system running MS-DOS or Win9x/ME.

    You can obtain it also from this website:

    Be sure to copy all needed BIOS utilities and update/backup files used during the original flash process to this disk as well.

    After making the boot disk, delete the config.sys and autoexec.bat in the boot disk. It can be found in the disk primary directory path.

    Create your own autoexec,bat. Using a notepad, build the autoexec.bat file by putting all the command lines in flashing a BIOS.

    The approach for using flash utility from AMI or Phoenix is similar, but be sure to read the provided help information about each command line option before building the autoexec.bat entry. Create the text command entry, and then save to the file "autoexec.bat" in drive A: . This will load the command at floppy boot time, regardless of whether an ISA video card is available.

    Dec 16, 2009 | Gigabyte GA-8ID533 Motherboard

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    Gateway e-9425r was setup to boot via PXE. I want to boot off a raid. Have 2 250gb sata drives in system. Loading raid driver from gateway site on floppy. Windows install and bios don't detect raid or...

    Copy RAID driver to mini diskette.
    Boot server using Windows Server 2003 CD
    The moment you see the blue setup screen press F6
    After the setup runs for a little while it will ask you if you have any additional drivers you need to install
    Then insert your mini diskette with the RAID driver and respond to prompts to load it.
    Windows should no recognize the RAID controller and let you complete the installation.

    Aug 10, 2009 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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    Gigabyte Motherboard wont flash bios

    your bios has been corrupted.

    The AWARD BIOS has a similar procedure to AMI. To recover an AWARD BIOS you will need to create a bootable floppy diskette and add the desired BIOS file (we recommend using the most recent). Award BIOS's generally are in .BIN format, where as AMI was .ROM format. You will also add an AWARD flash utility (usually awdflash.exe) and an AUTOEXEC.BAT file.

    The AWARD BIOS does not automatically restore the BIOS information to the 'system block' like the AMI BIOS does. You will need to add the commands necessary to flash the BIOS in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file. The system will run the AUTOEXEC.BAT file, which contains the flash instructions.

    Note: 12345678.BIN represents the name of your BIOS.

    Step by Step:
    1. Create a bootable floppy diskette or bootable dos cd /usb drive
    2. Copy the BIOS file and flash utility to the disk
    3. Create an text file with any standard text editor and add the following lines

    awdflash 12345678.BIN /py/sn/f/cc/r

    Exchange the awdflash with the name of whatever flash utility you are using, and replace the 12345678.BIN with the name of the BIOS file you are using. The parameters are explained here:

    py = program yes
    sn = save no
    f = flash
    cc = clear cmos
    r = reboot

    Remove disk and restart computer

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    Kind Regards

    Jul 02, 2009 | Intel Gigabyte GA-8S648FX-RZ Socket 478...

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    Name of Command Interpreter

    Do you have a autoexec.bat on the root directory on you server that has a path to C:\windows in it?

    If it is there then reinstall the operating system. It has crashed. It's an old error message that was used when DOS was needed to be installed before loading windows.

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    How do i reboot windows vista. i knwo theres a way to do it not from the CD and it returns it to how u go it out of the box. please let me know thanks

    If you are using MS-DOS 6.0 or later, you can use multiple configuration menus or the CHOICE.COM program to configure your system. For more information on using these options under MS-DOS 6.0 or later, type HELP MULTI-CONFIG or HELP CHOICE at the MS-DOS command prompt and then press ENTER. To create the files to automatically restart your computer with the appropriate configuration, do the following:

    Create a directory on your hard drive called C:\CONFIGS. Create the CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files you need to boot your system for HIMEM.SYS and applications that require it, with the following names: c:\configs\config.dos c:\configs\autoexec.dos Create the CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files you need to start your system for the program that conflicts with HIMEM.SYS. Any unique file extension can be used. The following example uses 386: c:\configs\config.386 c:\configs\autoexec.386 The following DEBUG script can be used to create a small executable file called REBOOT.COM. This file, when executed, will cause your system to restart. To create the file, change to the DOS directory, and type the following: debug reboot.comEnter the following information, pressing ENTER key after each line: A 100 ; Debug instruction for assemble MOV AH,0D ; Disk Reset INT 21h ; causes SmartDrv 4.x to write cache MOV AX, 40 ; set up segment addressing MOV DS,AX DS: OR BYTE PTR [17],0C ; equivalent of pressing CTRL+ALT MOV AX,4F53 ; Issue a "DEL" (53h = DEL scan code) INT 15h ; EMM386 sees this & shuts down. DS: MOV WORD PTR [72],1234 ; Set REBOOT flag to Warm-Boot (0=cold) JMP F000:FFF0 ; Execute the internal restart routine <CR> ; This line must be blank (just hit ENTER) R CX 20 ; File size to be written to disk (in hex) N REBOOT.COM ; Filename W ; Write the file to disk Q ; Quit Debug NOTE: The REBOOT.COM file created with this debug script is compatible with SMARTDrive and its write-behind cache feature. The instructions in REBOOT.COM cause SMARTDrive to write (flush) its write-behind cache to disk before the computer is rebooted.

    The following commands can be used to copy and rename the configuration files to the root directory of the C drive and restart the computer. To simplify the process, you can put these commands into batch files.

    To start your machine for Windows, use the following commands: copy c:\configs\autoexec.dos c:\autoexec.bat copy c:\configs\config.dos c:\config.sys To start your machine for the 386 application, use the following commands: copy c:\configs\autoexec.386 c:\autoexec.bat copy c:\configs\config.386 c:\config.sys

    Apr 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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