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[SOLVED] booting DOS from USB memory stick

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boot dos from memory stick

I heard that it is posible to boot windows from USB memory stick

but I want somthing different

I want boot DOS from USB memory stick

is this posible ?
 

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Re: booting PC from USB

your search word is " boot windows from usb"

I was asking "booting dos from usb"

I want add another point to my original question
Is there a way dos to "see" usb stick memory ?
 

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booting PC from USB

Same thing. You can put a bootable DOS image on a USB key with the same tools.

Else you need USB drivers for your DOS version.

If the command prompt environment is your thing you should consider Linux as many distros have USB support and are much newer than 1980's DOS.
 

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booting PC from USB

i think you need to change this settings from your PC BIOS to boot from USB flash drive instead of your SATA HDD, also you will need to set DOS ready on your USB flash drive in order to make it boot from and work on.
another solution but very old called "RAM drive" by using floppy disk drive 3.5", create a start up disk then insert it in the floppy disk drive and power it on, the OS which is DOS will transfer from the floppy to RAM and processor will continue.
 

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