Returning to Boot Loader After Choosing MS-DOS

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SYMPTOMS

When you choose MS-DOS from the Boot Loader menu, you are returned to the menu. If you choose MS-DOS again, MS-DOS starts normally.

CAUSE

This behavior is caused by QEMM 7.x DOS-UP.

RESOLUTION

To correct this problem change the DOS-DATA.SYS line in the CONFIG.SYS file to:
DEVICE=DOS-DATA.SYS /BOOTFILE=BOOTSECT.DOS
NOTE: This parameter will be stripped out of the CONFIG.SYS file if you run Optimize again.

-OR-

Disable the DOS-UP feature by removing the DEVICE=DOS-DATA.SYS line from the CONFIG.SYS file.

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Article ID: 104620 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
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