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Saving on cd

Is it possible that at this stage of the game, it is still not possible to edit on a cd. I mean if save a document and then want to make changes to it and save it again-- like I used to do on a floppy. Is my only choice to buy an external Floppy Drive. Please help!!!

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Re: saving on cd

Please repeat your question in other words. I cannot understand your QUESTION.

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Does it work with Word 2010

I don't understand your question.

Normally a device (your floppy drive) is not operated by an application (Word 2010), rather, the device is operated by your operating system. I presume your operating system is some version of Windows and I presume your floppy is a USB device. That being the case, when you attach your floppy to your computer, the operating system identifies it as a resource. When you open your application (Word 2010), one of the 'save' options should be your floppy drive. If that drive doesn't show up directly, you may select it from a list of devices offered by Windows through save window that appears when you click SAVE..

The direct answer to your quesiton is ... there should be no reason to think the drive can not be used with the application. You can save (a document) to any device that is available to your computers operating system, even those shared through other computers on your network.

If I missed the ball, please clarify your question. If I did hit the mark, please remember a favorable evaluation for this response will be appreciated.

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Jul 18, 2011 | SmartDisk (RF-FDUSB-TM2) (RFFDUSBTM2)...

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Burn music saved on floppy disc

You can use Nero, PowerDVD for windows or RealPlayer (download for free on internet). You will however ensure that you buy a DVD/RW one that can burn DVD and CD as well as Read from them. Usually available as a slim portable HP model that is plug and play with two combos. Or you can buy bigger ones that have separate power cords

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Floppy disc not working

Sometimes u can go to a different computer and get the disk to work. Most of the time u can't though. I suggest you try a few different computers (new and old computers) and if you get one to read it get your info off and save it to another floppy or a flash drive or something. I have also tried the format option and it will always say that the disk can't be formatted. I usually toss them in the trash after that.
You may also try running a standard windows scandisk on the disk. A lot of people feel more secure saving their stuff to a floppy, mostly because it's something physical they can hang onto and carry around. But the truth is that they are far too unreliable to use given the wide range of other options available today (e-mail, ftp, jump drives, hard drives, cd-roms, etc.)

Jan 20, 2009 | Sony (1QTY) Beige 3.5" Internal Floppy...

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The error means 3 things:

1. Files format of the files saved on the Floppy disk is not readable on the OS or does not comply with the file format of the OS. So you really need to format it.

2. The floppy disk is brand new and you need to format it first.

3. The floppy disk is not working. Try a known working floppy disk.

Oct 12, 2008 | NexxTech USB External Floppy Drive (NEFD2)...

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Floppy Disk


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May 24, 2008 | Floppy Drives

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I need help


Two possible reasons:
1. the disk formatting system of the word processor is not compatible with your current computer's operating system;
2. the disc has been damaged and therefore unreadable.

The solution for possibility #1 is to re-save your "book" as pure text and try again;

The solution for the 2nd would be two fold. You need to get hold of a file recovery software and try to recover the contents of the diskette. Once done then you can format if so needed.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Feb 17, 2008 | Dynex DX-EF101 (DXEF101) External Floppy...

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The Z1D CITIZEN floppy drive on this computer cannot read disks. When you put a disk into the drive, it constantly returns a dialog message in windows asking to format the drive - and cannot read any of...

some floppy can read and some floppy cant read
it means that ur floppy drive reads the information which they originally save it from citizen floppy drives. Floppy drives like citizen if u use in any place u can use the citizen floppy drive any where

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Need vista driver for FD-05PUB teac usb floppy drive

You should have (if bought new) had a mini disc in with the drive. If not try the manufacturers site and download it. It's also possible by doing the add/remove hardware and pointing towards Microsoft for the driver it will install for you. Hope this helps...Tango.

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