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External Floppy Drive & Windows 7 Bit – Forum Thread – Tech Advisor
windows 7 floppy Inn theory a USB drive whether it is a Floppy drive,camera,or harddrive should all be treated the same; as floppy data, however windows 7 floppy a floppy drive is a 16 bit system you may be able to read from it- but not write to it. It is showing in the system so it could be that the drive is shot.
Rather move on and get yourself a usb flash drive which you know won’t give you any hassles. Can anyone help me with this problem?
Floppy Disk in Windows 7
And also device manager. And, yes, the system both at the BIOS and OS level will ‘see’ the drive if the cable is reversed; however, it won’t work at all, and the drive-activity light will be permanently ‘on. You’re using a standard ‘flat’ floppy cable, yes? Windows and all other operating systems to my knowledge take the BIOS’s word on whether or not a floppy drive exists – this is probably the only device in a modern PC that is like this.
Boot up and stick a floppy disk in and try to flpopy write data to it, this will tell you windows 7 floppy it is working or windows 7 floppy.
Saturday, October 09, 4: The drive A icon appeared in Explorer, but it couldn’t read any data on it. Still the same problem.
Also, check Device Manager to see if its an unrecognised device or has driver issues. Nov 21, Messages: Check fooppy this build howto. Mar 29, Messages: Many motherboards continue to have floppy drive support – these same motherboards tend to allow use of the floppy as a BIOS recovery mechanism if a BIOS flash fails.
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Tuesday, July 28, 8: A 4GB CompactFlash card is very cheap. And, no – windows 7 floppy ends are male, and have identical connectors. I even tried – flkppy the first time in years – windows 7 floppy boot from the floppy diskette I made – and that worked, too, on the first try! Pls e-mail me and let me know what USB flpy drive you 77 Windows 7 floppy originally installed win xp and the floppy worked fine. Peter Geddes, Nov 7, Perhaps windoas else has ever bothered.
There is a thread in microsoft. Sign In or Sign Up. I came upon this forum after giving up on using any of my old floppy drives. I eventually managed to do it because the motherboard could read the hard drive.