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Quitting DOS Program and booting Windows OS

I have a really old System (Fujitsu ICL ErgoPro e450) It is set up so that it boots into DOS mode and then runs a DOS Program. My question is how would I quit this program, close DOS mode and Reboot ...
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When Windows 98 is booting and the loading animation screen appears, what stage is the OS at?

When Windows 98 is booting and you see the animation, is this past the second-stage bootloader? Have all drivers been loaded yet? Is the kernel already running an executable (the boot animation), and ...
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Using Win32 in DOS

Is there a way that I can start the Win32 environment or run Win32 programs from DOS without starting the Windows GUI? I'm using a Windows 98 PC that is booted into DOS mode from a floppy disk. ...
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How can I create a pen drive that I can boot from, and then install Win98 from?

I have a HP Compaq t5515 thin client computer with a flash disk and USB port. I want to put Win98 onto it, replacing whatever is on there now (I think it is some Linux-based thing). I can find stuff ...
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Old PC failing with no beep or monitor signal at start up, but occasionally it boots OK

A friend asked me to look at an old Windows 98 machine (I don't have any specs I'm afraid) that was having problems but I'm stumped, does anyone know what might cause the following symptoms: There ...
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Create a CDROM Bootdisk to update BIOS

So, I have a Tyan Opteron board with a very old BIOS version. I realize Opteron's aren't exactly common like Athlons, Phenoms, Intel CPUs, etc. but my question revolves around updating the BIOS, ...
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A fatal exception 0E occured at 0028:xxxxxx in VxD IOS(01)

I get a blue screen of death in my windows 98 machine every time I boot it. I can't reach to my desktop. The error is like this: A fatal exception 0E occured at 0028:C003CC2F in VxD IOS(01) + ...