Bad or missing command interpreter - enter the name of the command interpreter

This error message can occur when the Windows 95/98 or the MS-DOS Command Interpreter ( is missing or corrupted.

To restore the Operating System and make the disk bootable, you can try the following:

1) Boot up the computer using a Win95/98 Startup disk.

2) To copy the Windows 95 system files to the hard disk from the Windows 95/98 startup disk: type sys c: at the command prompt: A:\> and press enter.

3) After the files have transferred from the floppy disk to the hard
disk, remove the floppy disk and reboot.

This may or may not work.

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