How To Create an MS-DOS Network Startup Disk in Windows 2000

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Windows 2000 does not contain an equivalent to the the Network Client Administrator tool that is included with Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0. The Network Client Administrator tool is used to create a MS-DOS network startup disk.It is possible to run the Network Client Administrator tool for the x86 platform in Windows 2000.

Setting up the Network Client Administrator Program

  1. Create a folder called C:\Ncadmin.
  2. Copy the following files from the I386 folder on the Windows NT Server 4.0 CD-ROM to the folder you created:
    Ncadmin.cn_
    Ncadmin.ex_
    Ncadmin.hl_
    NOTE: You may need the CDROM letter:\Clients folder from the Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM.

  3. At a command prompt, change to the C:\Ncadmin folder, and then type the following command:
    expand -r ncadmin.*
  4. Double-click Ncadmin.exe, and then follow the instructions for creating a Network Installation Startup Disk.





REFERENCES

For more information about the Windows NT Server 4.0 Network Client Administrator tool, refer to the Ncadmin.hlp file.

For additional information in the event that there are no supported drivers, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
142857 How to Create a Network Installation Boot Disk

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Article ID: 252448 - Last Review: October 31, 2006 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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