There MIGHT be an even easier way.  With some newer BIOS's, you can boot
FreeDOS (from CD or a floppy) with the stick plugged in and the stick will
be mapped to C: or D: by the BIOS.  If that happens, you can use FreeDOS to
write the boot sector (SYS C: or SYS D:) and install it directly from FreeDOS.

This seems to work on newer computers more often than not.  It's a lot
easier than dealing with the HP Tool.

Mark

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Florian Xaver" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> 2008/1/17, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> 
> > How did you install the boot sector?
> > Did you just write a freedos 1.44MB image to it?
> > I have a 256MB pen drive that I would like to make bootable if I can use
> > the whole drive.
> 
> No - there are two ways - one for linux (Eric wrote a script) and one
> program for Windows from HP: HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool
> 
> I used this program for writing the bootsector and formating of the
> usb-stick (FAT32).
> It works like a big floppy (I have 256MB-USB-Stick) now. After that I
> installed many useful tools and programs...
> 
> Bye
>  Flo
> 
> PS: In the FreeDOS-Wiki is un article about this topic.
> 
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