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Twinhead laptop Hi! Ihave got a Twinhead P88Tremic laptop and try as I may I cannot put an operating system in to it. I have connected an external cd to it to install windows but after the floppy is running it says it can't find files and mentions oak technoligy.I believe this is the driver for the cd rom. Any one know a way to do this please. Stutheboat

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The floppy version of Oak CD Rom Driver it is trying to install, will only work on certain types of CD drives (usually IDE or IDE-compliant SCSI internals). It is rare that it will work on an "external" CD Rom. Very unlikely.

However, if this is a good brand-name external CD drive like a "Backpack", you can make a floppy boot disk with their own proprietary driver (look on their website or old version sites). Usually the external CD drive manufacturer will provide either a driver to add to a MS boot floppy, or they will provide a specialized floppy image that you can use instead of the MS boot floppy.

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