re floopy drive connection to vista

March 9, 2011 at 08:28:18
Specs: Windows Vista
when i connect my IBM external floppy drive to my vista computer i get a message; format disc.i cannot do this as i have data on the floppies to transfer to my computer and then to usb storage stick. can you help?

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March 9, 2011 at 13:29:35
You will have to try those disks on some other floppy drive. Ask a friend or go to some computer company maybe.Not all floppies read in all drives. While most newer drives are capable if reading 2.88 mb floppies they may not have other support. Are this disks the 2.88 ones?

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