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4. The Windows NT part

Before you can continue, you need two do two things.

The first is to download and unzip Gilles Vollant's BootPart utility which can be found at http://www.winimage.com/bootpart.htm with some information on how to use it.

The second thing to do is copy (do not delete them yet!) the following files to the root of the Windows NT drive:

Boot.ini
Bootsect.dos
Ntdetect.com
Ntldr

These files are the Windows NT loader. They are located in the root of the Windows 95 drive and were placed there by Windows NT when you installed it.

Once this is done, boot to the Windows 95 DOS prompt (press Shift+F5 when Windows 95 loads) and issue the following command:

BOOTPART WINNT BOOT:D:

Now you must edit Boot.ini in your Windows NT root directory. You must edit three lines, one in the [boot loader] section and two in the [operating systems] section.

This is the original Boot.ini:

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINNT
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Workstation Version 4.00" 
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Workstation Version 4.00 [VGA mode]" /basevideo /sos
C:\ = "Microsoft Windows"

This is the new Boot.ini:

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Workstation Version 4.00" 
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Workstation Version 4.00 [VGA mode]" /basevideo /sos

Notice that all instances of rdisk(1) have been changed to rdisk(0) and the line referencing Windows 95 has been removed.

After saving Boot.ini, if you did everything correctly, you should now be able to boot to Windows NT from LILO.


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