How to Install MS-DOS 6 Upgrade to a Drive Other Than C (98312)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
This article was previously published under Q98312
If you run MS-DOS 6.0 Setup without any parameters, your only choice
for the destination of the MS-DOS 6.0 files is drive C. To use another
drive, use the procedure in this article.
NOTE: You must have at least 3-4 megabytes of free space on drive C to
use this procedure.
• Run Setup with the /Q switch by typing the following at the MS-DOS
command prompt and then pressing ENTER:
• Press ENTER at the Welcome to Setup screen.
• The next screen gives you the option to change your computer type,
MS-DOS path, and display type. Use the arrow keys to select MS-DOS
Path, then press ENTER.
• Type the drive and path to which you want to install MS-DOS.
• To transfer the new system files (IO.SYS, MS-DOS.SYS, COMMAND.COM,
and DBLSPACE.BIN) to the proper places on your boot drive, type the
following and then press ENTER:
You have now upgraded your operating system to MS-DOS 6.0. The boot
drive (C) contains the new system files, and the path you specified in
step 4 contains all the MS-DOS programs and drivers (92 files total).
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