How To Guard Against Boot Failure With a Windows NT Boot Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 101668 When Windows NT is
installed on a computer that has an Intel x86-based processor
and the boot record for the active partition or files required
to boot Windows NT becomes corrupted, it is not possible to boot
Windows NT or any other operating system on that computer.
To guard against this situation, create a Windows NT boot disk
when you install Windows NT on the computer. This disk is
different from an MS-DOS boot disk because the entire Windows NT
operating system cannot fit on one disk as MS-DOS can. A Windows
NT boot disk contains the files necessary to start the operating
system with the remainder of the Windows NT system files
installed on the hard disk drive
How to Create a Network Installation Boot Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 142857 This article explains how to add an NDIS driver for Network Interface Cards (NIC)
that were not originally included in the Network Client
How to Create an MS-DOS Network Startup Disk in Windows 2000
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 252448 - 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.
How to Make an MS-DOS 5.0 Boot Disk with Windows NT/2000
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 102901 - It is possible to
make an MS-DOS bootable disk when running Windows NT/2000 if
MS-DOS version 5.0 is being used on drive C. If a machine
running Windows NT has any other version of MS-DOS installed,
the error message "Incorrect DOS Version" will be returned when
attempting the SYS or FORMAT A: /S commands.
Network Boot Disk Creation FAQ
Automated Network Card Detection Notes from AppDeploy.com
Creating a Boot Disk for an NTFS or FAT Partition
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 119467 - Describes how to
create a Windows NT boot disk to access a drive with a faulty
boot sequence on an Intel x86-processor-based computer.
How to Create a Windows 98 Boot Disk After You Upgrade to Windows 2000
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 255292 - This article
describes the method to create a Windows 98 boot disk after you
upgrade your computer to Windows 2000.
How the Remote Installation Boot Disk Works
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 242920 - This article
describes how the Remote Installation Boot disk works.
Message Installing Windows 2000 from an MS- DOS Boot Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 228218 - If you start your
computer using an MS-DOS boot disk and try to run the Winnt.exe
program to install Windows 2000, you receive the following error
Garbage Characters Are Displayed When Creating Windows 2000 Boot Disks in Windows 98
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 279258 - When you attempt to create boot disks for Windows 2000 in Windows 98 by using the Makeboot.exe
utility, garbage characters are displayed on the screen.
However, if you press ENTER, you are able to create the boot
How to Troubleshoot Windows NT Boot Floppy Disk Problems
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 130087 This article describes
how to troubleshoot problems you may encounter when you create
or use Windows NT boot floppy disks.