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CF 27 Original Boot Disk

I have been trying to reinstall the OS back on my laptop. I have to load that first, then use the cd, which the cd rom isn't being recognized cause it's an external and connects by usb. I have the 1st aid disk from the panasonic site along with all the other drivers. I unfortunately don't know how to use the 1st aid disk, nor can I get the laptop to properly work so I can use it.

Would anyone know where I can obtain the original boot disk for the cf 27?
Maybe if someone knows the original config.sys that's on the disk?
How do I use the 1st aid disk?
And is there anyway to get the laptop to recognize the cd rom?

Thanks for any help you can provide.

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  • cf27owner Feb 09, 2008

    I finally got the save to partition all set...WOOHOO!!!

    Now I need the find out what devices are in my laptop and who they are made by. As I need all the original drivers, due to the fact that my recovery cd/fd is corrupted and no longer any good.

    I contacted panasonic to see if I could purchase the original cd/fd, but they have yet to get back to me.

    So of course once again I'm stuck up that river without the paddle.

    If anyone know's where I can purchase all the original drivers and software, I'd greatly, greatly appreciate it :-)

  • cf27owner Feb 09, 2008

    It's original OS is 98. The recovery disk I have now all it will do is load the usb for the cd rom. So I know I can get my win98se back on as I do have that, I just don't have the original device drivers to reinstall.

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    Hello-

    I just purchased a CF-27, and I am needing the restore disk. Could I purchase a copy? Please contact me at williampsych2006.yahoo.com at your convenience.

    Thank you.


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Hi,
What OS did you load? It originally came with either Win 95 or Win 98. I believe I've got the restore cd for the CF-27 Win 98 at the shop. I could burn you a copy.
BTW, how did you get it to load from a usb cdrom?

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