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SubjectRe: Scaring the non-geeks (was Bootscreen)
Barry K. Nathan wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 07:53:03PM +0100, Lars 'Cebewee' Noschinski wrote:
>>Till Windows Me, every Windows user got textmode messages at boot time.
>>And they survived it.
>Most Win98 boxes (at least in my experience) don't show text-mode
>message as boot either. Same for *all* of the (now rare) Win95 boxes
>I've seen lately.
If you press "ESC" during those SO's bootup, you'll get the text
(actually I think you have to press it twice (one for pre-OS initial
loading and other for until display adapter is reinitialized)).

Also there's an option if I recall in msdos.sys that will disable the
M$W logo at bootup.


Álvaro Lopes
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