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Can't boot off floppy How do I make a bootable CD

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jraquel, Feb 5, 2005.

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  1. jraquel

    jraquel Thread Starter

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    How can I make a bootable cd. My computer will not boot from a floppy.
    I don't know if the floppy drive is bad or what is wrong, but I need to get to the fdisk function and can't.

    The HD is running windows 2k.

    Thanks and Have a Great Day,
    Jraquel
     
  2. RAM-PAGE

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    You should be able to boot to your 2000 CD.
     
  3. prospect

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    Can you see anything on any floppy? Try copying and pasting something into an empty floppy. If that works, you probably have a bad start up disk.
    If you need one look at this thread


    Get what you need from either "Elvandil" or "Bob Cerelli"
     
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  5. jraquel

    jraquel Thread Starter

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    Thanks to all.

    The Nero worked perfectly. Never knew that feature was there. :eek:

    Thanks, Greatly Appreciate it, :)
     
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    I use NERO too. Great Burning program, good for copying Windows CDs, which may be a little damaged, to new media with data verification, copying to the hard-drive first and not directly from CD to CD. Great for burning new OS CDs with autostreamed service packs from an .ISO , (CD-ROM ISO).

    What I really like is that it can burn at full speed to x42 CDRs or faster. :)
     
  7. prospect

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    Yeah, that is a cool trick. But I still like my floppy drive.
     
  8. RAM-PAGE

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    Me too, I even use a floppy to redirect the boot to bootable CDRs & Mini CDs which are bootable themselves, as it saves messing around in the BIOS.
     
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