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Christopher Spry
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Windows NT 4.0 single & dual boot installation procedure
for Toshiba notebook computers

This page was prepared by Christopher Spry from information kindly provided by Robert Lawrence who noted that `these NT installation procedures (Single Boot and Dual Boot) have been updated to incorporate changes related to the order of installation. The later Toshiba models have some drivers (video, etc.) that require SP3 be installed prior to installing the drivers and this requirement has been accommodated in the updates. It is important to note that these installation procedure are not certified by Toshiba and any posting of these procedures must include that fact. These installation procedures (as you may have noted) are extremely detailed and include several personal preferences (usually noted).'

Procedure for

Windows NT4 Single Boot Installation

Windows 95/Windows NT4 Dual Boot Installation

Also see Christopher Spry's `Guidelines for installing 'NT 4.0 workstation' on a Toshiba Tecra 730XCDT, including suggestions for software and hardware settings'.

Windows NT4 single boot installation

(The following procedure was developed for Toshiba Notebook computers with one internal hard drive and assumes that there are no other operating systems on the hard drive)

The Widows NT4 Single Boot Setup Installation procedure is completed in 8 distinct steps. It is strongly recommended that the steps be completed in the order listed below.

Step 1. Partition your drive
Step 2. Obtain (download) from another computer the required Toshiba NT drivers and utilities
Step 3. Install NT4 (CD-ROM assumed)
Step 4. Install NT Networking (If required)
Step 5. Install SP3
Step 6. Install Toshiba Drivers / Utilities
        Install All Toshiba Drivers [Except APM (NT Utils) and Sound]

Step 7. Install Remaining Toshiba Utilities / Drivers
        Install APM, SCI, Utilities
        Install Sound Drivers
Step 8. Install IE4.0 (or other browser if desired)

STEP 1. PARTITION YOUR DRIVE

Since this procedure assumes that there is no operating system installed on the computer hard drive, it is necessary to utilize a disk utility that allows the hard drive to be partitioned. Booting to DOS with a floppy disk that includes FDISK can be used to partition the drive. Another application, Partition Magic is a utility and has been used successfully for several installations.

A. Delete all partitions from the hard drive such that there is one and only one allocation of drive space that is shown as Free Space.

B. The new partition created does not need to be formatted and can be left
as unformatted free space without selecting a partition type. However,
if you select to format the partition type (e.g. FAT16, FAT32, etc.),
you should select FAT16 (FAT not FAT32 to avoid problems with the NT
setup program not reading the partition.

STEP 2. DOWNLOAD TOSHIBA NT DRIVERS AND UTILITIES

Toshiba has provided NT drivers and utilities for most of the later models, and many of the drivers/utilities are model specific, so be sure to obtain the correct ones. There are several potential sources for these files including:

A. Toshiba BBS (714) 837-4408
B. Toshiba Compuserve On-Line Forum Libraries (TOSHPO)
C. Toshiba World Wide Web Site (PCSUPPORT.TAIS.COM)

The required files include:

o Video (Drivers)
o Sound (Drivers)
o Modem (Drivers or Definition [INF] file)
some modems can be correctly setup by
selecting the applicable model from the
available NT list without adding new drivers

o Utilities (Applications: Power Management, Hardware Setup, ...)

Some Toshiba models have additional NT drivers and/or applications such as

o Video Capture (Drivers)
o IDE Controller (Drivers)

Since the computer does not have an operating system, these files must be obtained using another computer and stored on floppy or other removable media drives. Generally all files are less than 1.44 Megabytes and will fit on a floppy drive. The exception to this is the Toshiba Utilities which is usually greater than 2 Megabytes.

STEP 3. INSTALL NT4 (CD-ROM ASSUMED)

1. Insert Setup Disk into the floppy drive and boot the computer
The following screen message will appear:

Setup is inspecting your computer's hardware configuration
Windows NT Setup window will appear and will load various files

2. Please Insert NT Workstation Setup Disk #2 into Drive A: Press ENTER
3. Insert Setup Disk #2
4. Hit Enter
Setup continues loading files. Windows NT will start showing the
Blue Start Up Screen - Welcome To Windows Setup
5. Hit Enter
6. Windows NT will bring up the Mass Storage Device information screen
7. Hit Enter
8. Please Insert NT Workstation Setup Disk #3 into Drive A: Press ENTER
9. Insert Setup Disk #3
10. Hit Enter
11. Windows NT setup will recognize the IDE CD-ROM and PCI IDE Controller

(At this point the option to include additional storage devices is available for devices not recognized by NT Setup:

To specify additional SCSI adapters, CD-ROM drivers, or special disk controllers for use with Windows NT, including those for which you have a device support disk from a mass storage device manufacturer, Press S.)

12. Hit Enter
Please insert the compact disk labeled Windows NT Workstation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive Press ENTER when ready Hit Enter

13. Windows NT setup will display the Licensing Agreement screen
14. Hit PgDn several times to the end and Hit F8 (I agree)
15. Windows NT setup will list the computer's hardware
16. Hit Enter
17. Windows NT setup will list the existing partitions and available space
18. Select the Unpartitioned space and Hit C and Hit Enter

Windows will highlight selected partition

Hit Enter

19. Windows NT will bring up the File System Selection Window
20. Select Format the partition using the NTFS file system
21. Hit Enter
22. Windows NT setup will now partition the unpartitioned free space
23. Windows NT setup will bring up the windows NT Files Location Window
24. Hit BkSp once then type T40 (This will name the directory WINNT40)
25. Hit Enter
26. Hit Enter (Allow Windows NT to perform an exhaustive hard drive examination)
27. Windows NT setup will perform the examination
28. Windows NT will then copy files and complete this portion of the setup
29. Remove the NT Workstation CD-ROM and any floppy disk (if applicable)
30. Hit Enter
31. Windows NT setup will automatically restart the computer
32. If the computer does not automatically restart Hit the Reset Button

Please insert the Compact Disk labeled Windows NT Workstation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive and then click OK

Insert CD-ROM and click OK. Accept path or set path to D:\i386. Hit OK

33. Windows NT will copy some files and complete the following three
parts of setup

· Gathering information about your computer

34. Select Next
35. Windows NT Setup Options Select Portable
36. Select Next
37. Type in Name and Organization (Your Preferences)
38. Select Next
39. Enter CD Key
40. Select Next
41. Type in Computer Name (Your Preference)
42 Select Next
43. Enter and Confirm Administrator Password
44. Hit Enter
45. Select Yes to create and emergency repair disk
46. Select Next
47. Windows NT setup will bring up the NT Components Install Options
48. Select Common or List (Your Preference)
49. Select Next
50. Make choices (If applicable)
51. Select Next

· Installing Windows NT Networking

Select Next
    (You can actually install Networking at this time if desired)

52. Select Next
53. Select Do not connect this computer to a network at this time. This comes later.

54. Select Next

o Finishing Setup
55. Select Finish
56. Windows NT setup will bring up the Time Zone window
57. Select appropriate time zone
58. Select Close
59. Windows NT setup will bring up Detected Display window
60. Select OK (changes will be applied later)
61. Select OK
62. Insert Floppy (for Emergency Repair Disk)
63. Select OK
64. Remove Floppy (Label as Emergency Repair Disk - NT4 Workstation)
65. Select Restart
66. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices
67. Hit Cntrl+Alt+Del
68. Enter Password and select OK
69. Windows NT will bring up the Welcome to Windows NT window
70. Select Close

STEP 4. INSTALL NT NETWORKING (If required)
        [skip this Step if you installed Networking during Step 3]

1. Shut Down The Computer (Full Power Off)
2. Start/Shut Down/Shut down the computer
3. When the Restart Option is displayed Turn Off The Power
4. Insert Network Card (PCMCIA card assumed)
5. Turn On The Computer Using the Power Switch
6. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices
7. After the boot has completed Connect to your network
8. Start/Settings/Control Panel/Network Applet
9. Windows NT Networking is not installed. Do you want to install it now?
10. Select Yes
11. Select Network connection type (Wired or Remote Access or both)
12. Follow prompts appropriate to your network connection(s)
...
... (If you set up RAS and a modem select Standard Modem for now)
...
13. Select Shut Down and Restart

STEP 5. INSTALL SERVICE PACK 3 (CD-ROM ASSUMED)

1. Insert SP3 CD-ROM disk
2. Select Install SP3
3. Select Next
4. Select Yes to accept License Agreement
5. Select Install the Service Pack
6. Select Next
7. Select Yes (I want to create an Uninstall Directory)
8. Select Next
9. Select Finish
10. Select OK (The computer will automatically shut down and restart
11. Remove the SP3 CD-ROM disk
12. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices

STEP 6. INSTALL TOSHIBA DRIVERS / UTILITIES

1. Install Video Drivers
a Drag Toshiba Video Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Set up appropriate display parameters
h Delete NT Video Driver File from the Desktop

2. Install Modem Drivers
a Drag Toshiba Modem Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions

f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Verify the modem using Hyperterminal to Toshiba BBS (714-437-4408)
h Delete NT Modem Driver File from the Desktop

3. Install other Toshiba Drivers such as (Bus Master IDE, Video Capture, Etc.)
as applicable using the same basic procedures as in 1 and 2.

At this point use the modem to connect to the Toshiba BBS (714-837-4408) and download the Toshiba Utilities directly to the computer.


STEP 7. INSTALL REMAINING TOSHIBA DRIVERS / UTILITIES

1. Install Toshiba Utilities
a Drag Toshiba NT Utilities Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Setup
c Read and the displayed instructions
d Press Y (Install NT Utilities now) - Installs APM
e Press Enter (any key) to continue
f Press Continue to install SCI drivers
g Press OK
h Press Enter (any key) to install Toshiba NT Utilities
i Change path to NT NTFS Partition (Usually D) and Press OK
j Press Continue
k Read and then close displayed information window
l Setup Utilities (e.g. MaxTime) as appropriate
m Delete Toshiba NT Utilities Driver File from the Desktop

2. Install Sound Drivers
a Drag Toshiba sound Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Delete NT Sound Driver File from the Desktop

STEP 8. INSTALL IE4.0 or other BROWSER (If required/desired)
(CD-ROM Install Assumed)

1. Insert IE 4.0 CD-ROM
2. Select Install Internet Explorer 4.0
3. Follow instructions and select options as appropriate
.
.
Windows Desktop Update Option
No, if you would like Suspend as an option
Otherwise your choice

4. Select OK to Restart the computer when finished

Congratulations you have made it. Wasn't it fun!

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Procedure for Windows 95/Windows NT4 dual boot installation

(The following procedure was developed for Toshiba Notebook computers with one internal hard drive and assumes that Windows 95 is already installed on the computer)

The Windows 95/Widows NT4 Dual Boot Setup Installation procedure is completed in 8 distinct steps. It is strongly recommended that the steps be completed in the order listed below.

Step 1. Partition your drive to allow W95 and NT4 to exist on separate partitions
Step 2. Boot to Windows 95 and download the required Toshiba NT drivers and utilities
Step 3. Install NT4 (CD-ROM assumed)
Step 4. Install NT Networking (If required)
Step 5. Install SP3
Step 6. Install Toshiba Drivers / Utilities
        Install All Toshiba Drivers [Except APM (NT Utils) and Sound]

Step 7. Install Remaining Toshiba Utilities / Drivers
        Install APM, SCI, Utilities
        Install Sound Drivers
Step 8. Install IE4.0 (or other browser if desired)

STEP 1. PARTITION YOUR DRIVE

Since this procedure assumes that Windows 95 is installed on the computer hard drive, it is necessary to utilize a disk utility that allows the hard drive to be partitioned "on the fly" (i.e. without impacting the installed software or files). Partition Magic is one such utility and has been used successfully for several installations.

A. Determine the percentage of disk space to be used for each operating system and the applications/data used with each operating system

(My recommendation is a 50/50 or 60/40 split, but your actual choice will depend on how many applications you use with each operating system)

B. Resize and/or create the hard drive partitions to match the percentages selected.
NOTE
The Windows 95 (FAT) partition will require enough free space (120 MEG recommended) for the initial NT setup files.

C. The new partition created does not need to be formatted and can be left as unformatted free space without selecting a partition type. However, if you select to format the partition type (e.g. FAT16, FAT32, etc.), you should select FAT16 (FAT not FAT32 to avoid problems with the NT setup program not reading the partition.

STEP 2. BOOT TO WINDOWS 95 AND DOWNLOAD TOSHIBA NT DRIVERS AND UTILITIES

Toshiba has provided NT drivers and utilities for most of the later models, and many of the drivers/utilities are model specific, so be sure to obtain the correct ones. There are several potential sources for these files including:

A. Toshiba BBS (714) 837-4408
B. Toshiba Compuserve On-Line Forum Libraries (TOSHPO)
C. Toshiba World Wide Web Site (PCSUPPORT.TAIS.COM)

The required files include:

o Video (Drivers)
o Sound (Drivers)
o Modem (Drivers or Definition [INF] file)
some modems can be correctly setup by
selecting the applicable model from the
available NT list without adding new drivers

o Utilities (Drivers - APM, SCI Applications: Hardware Setup, ...)

Some Toshiba models have additional NT drivers and/or applications such as

o Video Capture (Drivers)
o IDE Controller (Drivers)

I recommend that you create a folder (e.g. Toshiba NT Files) on the Windows 95 drive (partition) and store these files on that drive (C Drive on most installations).

STEP 3. INSTALL NT4 (CD-ROM ASSUMED)

1. Insert Windows NT WorkStation CD into the CD-ROM drive
2. Select Windows NT Setup
3. Verify or change Windows NT Files Path (D:\I386 -where D is CD-ROM Drive)
4. Hit Enter (Setup files will be copied from CD-ROM to hard drive)
5. Hit Enter (System will return to Windows 95 not MS-Dos as stated)
6. Close Windows NT CD-ROM Window
7. Shut Down and Restart - Start/Shut Down/Restart the computer
8. Windows NT will start showing the Blue Start Up Screen
9. Windows NT will bring up the Welcome to Setup Window
10. Hit Enter (To set up Windows NT now)
11. Windows NT setup will recognize the IDE CD-ROM and PCI IDE Controller
12. Hit Enter
13. Windows NT setup will display the Licensing Agreement screen
14. Hit PgDn several times to the end and Hit F8 (I agree)
15. Windows NT setup will list the computer's hardware
16. Hit Enter
17. Windows NT setup will list the existing partitions and available space
18. Select the Unpartitioned space and Hit C and Hit Enter
19. Windows NT will bring up the File System Selection Window
20. Select Format the partition using the NTFS file system
21. Hit Enter
22. Windows NT setup will now partition the unpartitioned free space
23. Windows NT setup will bring up the windows NT Files Location Window
24. Hit BkSp once then type T40 (This will name the directory WINNT40)
25. Hit Enter
26. Hit Enter (Allow Windows NT to perform an exhaustive hard drive examination)
27. Windows NT setup will perform the examination
28. Windows NT will then copy files and complete this portion of the setup
29. Remove the NT Workstation CD-ROM and any floppy disk (if applicable)
30. Hit Enter
31. Windows NT setup will automatically restart the computer
32. If the computer does not automatically restart Hit the Reset Button
33. Windows NT will boot up complete the following three parts of setup

o Gathering information about your computer
34. Select Next
35. Windows NT Setup Options Select Portable
36. Select Next
37. Type in Name and Organization (Your Preferences)
38. Select Next
39. Enter CD Key
40. Select Next
41. Type in Computer Name (Your Preference)
42 Select Next
43. Enter and Confirm Administrator Password
44. Hit Enter
45. Select Yes to create and emergency repair disk
46. Select Next
47. Windows NT setup will bring up the NT Components Install Options
48. Select Common or List (Your Preference)
49. Select Next
50. Make choices (If applicable)
51. Select Next

o Installing Windows NT Networking
52. Select Next
            (You can actually install Networking at this time if desired)

53. Select Do not connect this computer to a network at this time
(This comes later)

54. Select Next

o Finishing Setup
55. Select Finish
56. Windows NT setup will bring up the Time Zone window
57. Select appropriate time zone
58. Select Close
59. Windows NT setup will bring up Detected Display window
60. Select OK (changes will be applied later)
61. Select OK
62. Insert Floppy (for Emergency Repair Disk)
63. Select OK
64. Remove Floppy (Label as Emergency Repair Disk - NT4 Workstation)
65. Select Restart
66. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices
67. Hit Cntrl+Alt+Del
68. Enter Password and select OK
69. Windows NT will bring up the Welcome to Windows NT window
70. Select Close

STEP 4. INSTALL NT NETWORKING (If required)
        [Skip this Step if you installed Networking during Step 3]

1. Shut Down The Computer (Full Power Off)
2. Start/Shut Down/Shut down the computer
3. When the Restart Option is displayed Turn Off The Power
4. Insert Network Card (PCMCIA card assumed)
5. Turn On The Computer Using the Power Switch
6. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices
7. After the boot has completed Connect to your network
8. Start/Settings/Control Panel/Network Applet
9. Windows NT Networking is not installed. Do you want to install it now?
10. Select Yes
11. Select Network connection type (Wired or Remote Access or both)
12. Follow prompts appropriate to your network connection(s)
...
... (If you set up RAS and a modem select Standard Modem for now)
...
13. Select Shut Down and Restart

STEP 5. INSTALL SERVICE PACK 3 (CD-ROM ASSUMED)

1. Insert SP3 CD-ROM disk
2. Select Install SP3
3. Select Next
4. Select Yes to accept License Agreement
5. Select Install the Service Pack
6. Select Next
7. Select Yes (I want to create an Uninstall Directory)
8. Select Next
9. Select Finish
10. Select OK (The computer will automatically shut down and restart
11. Remove the SP3 CD-ROM disk
12. Select Windows NT4 Workstation from start up choices

STEP 6. INSTALL TOSHIBA DRIVERS / UTILITIES

1. Install Video Drivers
a Drag Toshiba Video Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
...
f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Set up appropriate display parameters
h Delete NT Video Driver File from the Desktop

2. Install Modem Drivers
a Drag Toshiba Modem Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
...
f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Verify the modem using Hyperterminal to Toshiba BBS (714-437-4408)
h Delete NT Modem Driver File from the Desktop

3. Install other Toshiba Drivers such as (Bus Master IDE, Video Capture, Etc.)
as applicable using the same basic procedures as in 2 and 3.

STEP 7. INSTALL REMAINING TOSHIBA DRIVERS / UTILITIES

1. Install Toshiba Utilities
a Drag Toshiba NT Utilities Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Setup
c Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
...
d. When given the option Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS
Partition (Usually D)

f Setup Utilities (e.g. MaxTime) as appropriate
h Delete Toshiba NT Utilities Driver File from the Desktop

2. Install Sound Drivers
a Drag Toshiba sound Driver File (Usually a Self Extracting Zip File)
b Double Click the file and click on Ok
c Change the Unzip Folder to the NT NTFS Partition (Usually D)
d Click Unzip and then Click OK
e Read and follow the displayed instructions
...
...
f Select Yes to Restart the computer when finished
g Delete NT Sound Driver File from the Desktop

STEP 8. INSTALL IE4.0 or other BROWSER (If required/desired)
(CD-ROM Install Assumed)

1. Insert IE 4.0 CD-ROM
2. Select Install Internet Explorer 4.0
3. Follow instructions and select options as appropriate
.
.
Windows Desktop Update Option
No, if you would like Suspend as an option
Otherwise your choice

4. Select OK to Restart the computer when finished

Congratulations you have made it. Wasn't is fun!

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