[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC

gsm at mendelson.com gsm at mendelson.com
Sun Aug 16 02:52:00 CDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 11:22:11PM -0500, Chad Fernandez wrote:

> I think I've figured out what the problem is.  Everything I've been  
> doing hardware wise seems to be correct according to everything I've  
> read.  This got me wondering about XP..... sure enough with a Google  
> search it seems that others run into problems with 360K drives and XP.  
> XP says that it's working fine, but when it comes to actually do  
> something XP doesn't know what to do.  So I guess I'm at a dead end.  
> I'll have to wait until I install a better OS, which hopefully won't be  
> to far away.

If you look around you can find a "read anything" (well, read many things)
program that includes it's own floppy device driver for XP. 


Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com  N3OWJ/4X1GM

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