haroldh at midmaine.com
Sun Jan 14 12:53:56 GMT 2007
Mike DePolis wrote:
> Yup, got one for you. Follow these steps carefully and your problem
> will be solved.
> 1) Gently open computer case. Be sure to save all screws / plastic
> 2) Disconnect power from floppy drive.
> 3) Disconnect ribbon cable from floppy drive.
> 4) unscrew, and remove floppy drive from case.
> 5) Put floppy drive 10 yards down range from current position.
> 6) Cock hammer, aim, pull trigger, make .44 go boom and dispatch floppy
> drive from further existence.
> Sorry, not trying to be a smart arse here, but floppies? Really?
> Harold Hartley wrote:
>> I installed mtoolsfm and used it to copy 3 files to floppies.
>> Since then, I have not been able to copy any dos files to floppy. I just
>> keep getting an "input/output error" when I try to copy a file to floppy.
>> The disk is good, the drive is good but not able to get it to work right.
>> Does anyone have a solution to this problem.
Floppy drives are still made today and connect via USB ports and still
sell flppy disk too..
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