[CQ-Contest] Adding DOS to a Windows XP Computer - Version 1.0

kd4d at comcast.net kd4d at comcast.net
Tue Jan 11 09:57:42 EST 2005

Good morning, all:

I am done with my procedure to add DOS to a Windows XP computer
for now.  If anyone would like to try it and give me some comments,
let me know and I'll e-mail you the PDF file (about 1.5 MBytes).
The procedure does not require destroying the Windows XP
installation and adds the option to boot to "pure" DOS on a new

If anyone is interested in contributing to a section on how to finish
a FreeDOS installation and get it working with TR and/or CT, please
let me know.  I've done some preliminary tests with TR-Log and
the FreeDOS beta9sr1 release (www.freedos.org) and TR-Log runs
fine in simulator mode.  This is very promising...

If anyone is successfully running contests from a USB stick and would
like to contribute to a section on doing this, also let me know.  I have
DOS successfully booting from USB sticks, but haven't had a chance
to try it in a contest yet.

I hope to get some time to add to this, but it won't be soon!


Mark, KD4D

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