Your previous MS-Dos Files were not found. MS-Dos startup failed."

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perrykurtz

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I've tried changing keyboards and still get it. How will it affect the way my system runs?
 
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Not at all since it is unable to initiate any process.

Also could you locate your c:\msdos.sys file, open it in Notepad and copy/paste the contents here? Don't make any change to it.

I think you may have a "bootwin=0" entry there.
 

perrykurtz

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Here ya go...

;FORMAT
[Paths]
WinDir=C:\WINDOWS
WinBootDir=C:\WINDOWS
HostWinBootDrv=C
UninstallDir=E:\

[Options]
Logo=0
Logo=1
Logo=0
Logo=0
BootWarn=1
Logo=0
BootMenu=1
BootKeys=1
BootMenuDefault=0
BootMenuDelay=7
DoubleBuffer=1
AutoScan=1
WinVer=4.10.2222


Not a sign of bootwin at all.

Should I take out the ";Format"?
 
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You can remove the ;format entry, it really isn't doing anything.

If you want the Windows Logo screen on bootup leave only logo=1 and remove all the logo=0 entries. If you don't want it, leave only logo=0

Now under the [Options] header, add this and see if you continue to get that message:

BootMulti=0
 
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