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Power an IDE floppy drive to run from a battery?
Summary: Oddball question here - is there a way to run/power an IDE floppy drive (3 1/2" one) from a battery of some sort? I ask because... I am working on an...

diskette/floppy issue in an IBM Model 30 XT
Summary: Hi - not sure what the problem here is. I have an IBM Model 30 XT I am fixing. This is an old, ISA system. I fixed slowly everything on it so far exce...

[Solved] Windows 7 driver for 5ΒΌ-inch floppy drive
Summary: Will Win 7 recognize an old 5 1/4 floppy drive, or will I have to install a pre XP OS? I have a old genealogy program that is on the old floppy. Nee...

Is there a way to get a hard driv e with Windows 95 on it
Summary: Trying to get an older HP Pavillion to set up windows 95 on it. will not accept the old Win95 start up floppy I have. Operationg system not found. ...

my dell dest top will not boot up
Summary: I have a dell dest top computer that wont boot up. I have floppy disk but it tells me the boot device is not available. It tells me the same thing whe...

[Solved] Windows 7 cant read floppy disk
Summary: USING THE ABOVE AT WORK NEED TO OPEN FLOPPY DISK TO EXPORT INFO GET MESSAGE SAYING NO PICTURES FOUND. IT IS NOT PICTURES. IT IS SAVED FOR SOME REASON ...

[Solved] Floppy pictures have double and triple numbers PLus
Summary: I sure hope this problem is much easier to solve than the previous. I use a floppy disk for pictures. I took a few, checked them and there are dupl...

How to push in floppy disk to its normal position on laptop
Summary: Can you please tell me how to push in the pin of the floppy disk which seems to be stuck out and will not go in although several attempts. regards. ...

Floppy authorisation disk not reading
Summary: Hi I want to install an old windows 95 program (Magix music studio proffesional 6.0 ) on my Dell gx280 running XP , problem is the program requires a ...

how to view fotofloppy images using Windows XP w/floppy dri
Summary: trying to transfer images from old fotofloppy 3.5" and Sony Mavica to CD or DVD to preserve and share ...

Sure Sign it's Time to Replace a Floppy
Summary: Had a bit of a problem reading some files on a floppy disk. Lo and behold, Scandisk has a seizure with this one... http://i.imgur.com/a4S6IYq.jpg O_e ...

Loading a DOS program without floppy discs.
Summary: I'm interested in installing/using 'DrawPerfect for DOS 1.1' in WinXP/Sp3 because it a has a unique (?) way of drawing circles - namely by selecting t...

On trying to login message reads:- The user profile service
Summary: On trying to login message reads:- The user profile service failed the login. User profile cannot be loaded. When I try to reset the password a box wi...

[Solved] Display Cluster Chain Of Files On Floppy disk
Summary: Hi, Does anyone know of a program which when run (on Vista) will analyze a floppy disk and show each file on it together with a list of all the cluste...

Can't boot from Win98 startup disk.
Summary: Hi,I recently had to change the monitor on a 12 year old Win 98SE PC. All I get now is BIOS rom checksum error. Tried every key combination and can't ...

trouble with my old version of word perfect 10
Summary: Every time I install Word Perfect 10 on my Windows 7 system it won't allow me to open any floppy discs - I don't understand why. ...

[Solved] Can't forward pictures from floppy disc
Summary: Glad this website is here! This is the third time using it and the responses are helpful. I've never had this problem before and can't figure why it...

No floppy on my NCR 3125
Summary: I have an old pen point NCR 3125. It did not come with a floppy. It has an enabler for the drive port in BIOS. The port appears to be SCSI 1 and the (...

Diskette drive 0 seek failure
Summary: After replacing my cmos battery, I started getting the above message on my screen at startup. I have a Dell Inspiron 530 desktop with Windows Vista. ...

[Solved] I can't get a Windows NT 3.1 on a floppy disk.
Summary: How can I get Windows NT 3.1 on a floppy disk? I tried to do it, but it won't fit! Please help me get Windows NT 3.1 onto a floppy disk! ...

Where can I get a floppy disk for Sharp PA-W 1200 Word Proce
Summary: I have found an old Sharp 1200 word processor I used to use as a kid. I want to use it again, but it says there is no disk is inserted, so I'm assumin...

the drive is not ready for use its door may be open.msg
Summary: just only few steps to follow -> click the start button and click the control panel ->click the performance and maintenance and click the system -> ...

[Solved] Batch edit files, extract lines of text into new text doc
Summary: I have many text files that need to be edited in the exact same way. They are machine tool instructions that were copied off floppy discs, and the res...

back up c drive onto external hard drive with no floppy driv
Summary: if I use accessories system tools and back up it looks like I also have to insert floppy disc and I do not have a floppy drive. How can I back-up ent...

[Solved] Can't install win 98 S E
Summary: When it starts to install a message comes up and says CDR101 Not ready reading Drive D Abort, Retry, Fail? What can I do to correct this. Please ...

[Solved] Copy floppy to dvd or cd
Summary: I HAVE WINDOWS 95 ON FLOPPY (13 DISKETTES). I WANT TO COPY THEM TO A SINGLE DVD OR CD SO I CAN LOAD IT ONTO MY NEW COMPUTER (DUAL BOOT, FOR OLDER GAME...

sata controllers not seen by dos 6.22
Summary: creating boot dos floppy from usb floppy device (1.44mb) Must include generic sata controller drivers so that hard drive fat partitions and cd rom dri...

Is there any solution to opening/reading an old floppy disk
Summary: I'm trying to open an old 'imation 2hd ibm /1.44mb" floppy disk... 2 different computers have said"disk is not formatted, would you like to do this n...

[Solved] 3.5 drive does not recognize (FAT) formatted disk text file
Summary: Read 3.5" floppy txt files (FAT) on Windows 7 NTFS ...

[Solved] PC Power Supply output Voltages
Summary: I have a PC power supply taken out of my older desktop. Also have floppy drive and Hard drive taken out as well (for bench testing) when I turn power ...

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