ColdFusion MX on Mac OS X, Part 3
Subject:   missing PC DOS Boot Disk
Date:   2002-08-28 13:51:33
From:   dadoonan
My install of VPC 5.0 does not have a PC DOS Boot Disk.

I have the install CD for VPC 4.0 and the Upgrade CD for VPC 5.0 neither has an individual file called "PC DOS Boot Disk".

How do I go about finding / creating such a file?


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  • missing PC DOS Boot Disk
    2002-08-29 03:23:16  dadoonan [View]


    Rather than fumble around trying to find/create the needed boot disk, is there any reason why I can't just use the version of VPC win98 that I currently own, and just restart it into DOS?

  • missing PC DOS Boot Disk
    2002-08-28 18:30:23  dicklacara [View]

    I was unaware of the fact that a PC DOS Boot Disk image was not included with every version of VPC-- it depends on the version (for which OS) you order.

    This is explained in the "Installing Other OSes Read Me" file in the "Installing Other OSes" folder.

    I don't know it the readme file is included with all versions.

    I tried, but am unable to access the connectix web site to see if the file is available there.

    If you can't get a DOS boot disk image as described in the above readme file, contact me directly and I will try to help.


    • missing PC DOS Boot Disk
      2002-08-29 02:53:28  dadoonan [View]

      I've found a couple different boot images. While they allow me to boot from them, they are boot disks only, they do not create the prompt to copy files to C: as described on Page 4 of the above instructions.

      There is a boot image provided with the WIN98 version of VPC I have, but it is a WIN 98 boot disk not a PC-DOS boot disk. Like the boot images I downloaded, it does not create the prompt to copy files to C:.

      I also poked around the connectix site and could not find the PC-DOS disk image available for download.

      Can I boot into DOS in VPC and create my own boot disk? I've read through "DOS for Dumimies" and can't find any instructions for doing so?

      Or do I need to shell additional money to buy VPC for DOS?

      • missing PC DOS Boot Disk
        2003-02-27 10:05:57  anonymous2 [View]

        did you ever find a solution, cause I'm missing it too.