win xp floppy install problem

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by al, Sep 8, 2003.

  1. al

    al Guest

    Hi I run win 98 but in order to change to win xp corp I made 6 boot
    disks.The problem is when the program say that it's going to check my
    hardwhareconfiguration I get a error message that it cant read my bios.inf
    file error 496.I been searching microsoft site for that error but I cant
    find it.Does anybody know better?
    cheers
    al
     
    al, Sep 8, 2003
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  2. al

    zaqona Guest

    "al" <> wrote in message
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    > Hi I run win 98 but in order to change to win xp corp I made 6 boot
    > disks.The problem is when the program say that it's going to check my
    > hardwhareconfiguration I get a error message that it cant read my bios.inf
    > file error 496.I been searching microsoft site for that error but I cant
    > find it.Does anybody know better?
    > cheers
    > al
    > I could be wrong but, have you looked in your BIOS to see if floppy is

    enabled
    >
     
    zaqona, Sep 8, 2003
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  3. al

    al Guest

    It's the installprogram that runs from the floppy that gives a error
    message.!
    al
    >
    > "al" <> wrote in message
    > news:bjig10$jhpbf$-berlin.de...
    > > Hi I run win 98 but in order to change to win xp corp I made 6 boot
    > > disks.The problem is when the program say that it's going to check my
    > > hardwhareconfiguration I get a error message that it cant read my

    bios.inf
    > > file error 496.I been searching microsoft site for that error but I cant
    > > find it.Does anybody know better?
    > > cheers
    > > al
    > > I could be wrong but, have you looked in your BIOS to see if floppy is

    > enabled
    > >

    >
    >
     
    al, Sep 8, 2003
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