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Memorex usb floppy drive

How to install a floppy disk reader . trying to recover info from floppies onto my laptop. help

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If it use a usb port, try to install the driver first. what is the brand? you can email me at : doy_indra@yahoo.com its my YM id too, you can chat with me.

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Keep getting 0x0000007b (0xf78d2524, 0xc0000034, 0x00000000,


So, where did you get the Windows XP drivers for the controller? Are you sure that they are XP compatible?

Is the USB floppy even being recognized and read by the setup program?

The Windows Setup program only supports a handful of USB drives for F6 driver installation method, that is explained here:

A connected USB floppy disk drive does not work when you press F6 to install mass storage drivers during the Windows XP installation process

Adding the standard Microsoft USB storage drivers to the txtsetup.oem file on the floppy diskette usually resolves this problem, see here: http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/sb/CS-026606.htm

Adding the USB floppy's vendor ID should also fix the problem, see here for an example:
http://blog.mreza.info/archive/2007/09/19/windows-f6-driver-and-usb-floppy.aspx

None of my business but why not use Windows 7 on the new laptop, instead of going through all this trouble installing an operating system that is 10 years old and that is living on borrowed time?

Jan 19, 2013 | Dell OptiPlex 330 Desktop Desktop Computer...

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Where is the disk drive for a floppy disk located at on the tower


Sorry, but it appears that the EMachines model W3503 does not have a floppy disk drive installed. See this link: http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/emachines-w3503/1707-3118_7-32178774.html

Floppy disks are obsolete at this point. If you have data on a floppy disk that you wish to retrieve, see about getting help from someone you know who might have one on their computer system, or visit a public library (you might be able to offload the floppy disk contents and e-mail them to yourself).

Most people use USB flash drives now. They are far more reliable and have enormous capacity. Definitely get one if you don't have it. The W3503 computer has several USB ports on it.

May 19, 2010 | E-Machines W3503 PC Desktop

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I need drivers for Panasonic floppy disk model: JU-256A867PC. My drivers are currently outdated and cannot format ms-dos system disk. The floppy disk im trying to format is Memorex 1.4mb 2HD


as the floppy drive does not require drivers, there must be something wrong with one of the following components.

either the disk you are trying to format is bad, easily tested by using another floppy.
or the ribbon cable is faulty, or plugged in backwards.
or finally, the floppy drive itself is broken.

as these things are like $10 new, you could just go to a pc hardware store and buy a whole new one, and swap the old one out.

Sep 23, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Where is the insert for the floppy disc


The floppy disk may or may not be installed in section 5. They started eliminating floppy drives some years ago, when USB flash started to become popular.

5
FlexBay drive panel
Can contain an optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader. For information on using the Media Card Reader, see Using a Media Card Reader (Optional).


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If your question was more basic than this, and you have a floppy drive, then you just insert the floppy into the slot. It doesn't open. Look for the arrow on the floppy disk, if it doesn't go in one way, turn it over.

Sep 13, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

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Need a new one


Any brand name floppy drive will work just fine. Does not have to be the exact same model or model number.

You can pick these up at either any computer distributor online (www.newegg.com , www.tigerdirect.com , other ones out there) or almost at any place that sells computer related devices (walmart, best buy, frys, local small computer shop). The plugs/pins are all the same in the back of the floppy, so it is completely interchangeable.

Apr 16, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Can you put a memorex 2 hd 3.5 in your laptop to scan pictures? if so how do you remove the disk from the plastic cover?


You can't remove this cover, if you do it will be damaged permanently. If your laptop have a floppy drive then you can do , if not there is a few ways around it, put the floppy in your desktop floppy drive and copy pictures to my pictures folder and then send them to your email address or place them as documents and do an attachment, but you must be able to insert this 2hd in a (floppy drive) or you can copy this disk to a memory stick!

Aug 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

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UNABLE TO READ A NEW, UNUSED FLOOPY DISK THAT I PUT NEW INFORMATION ONTO. THE ERROR, AS I CALL IT ASK ME IF I WISH TO FORMAT THE FLOPPY. IT REFUSES TO READ THE FLOPPY DISK WHICH HAS MY INCOME TAX INFO...


The disk may have unrecoverable formatting errors making it useless. Or your hardware could be on the failure.

If you absolutely must , try purchasing or borrowing an external floppy drive and try to save the information to the disk on the external drive. If if formats and works then you know your internal floppy drive is bad.

If it has the same problems as formatting it in your internal drive, then the floppy itself is bad.

If I may suggest , in the future it would be wiser to save all your data to a removable USB Flash Drive. They are very very inexpensive and cost a lot less then a box of floppies :)

Aug 17, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Brand new hp pavilion dv2839tx entered pass word & it`s not reconised,try to reset password,informed to use floppy disc or usb flash drive & try again,i have done this with blank floppy disc,still...


Let me help you with that concern!

First, the computer asks you for a Password Reset Disk right? And then you inserted a BLANK Floppy Disk since you dont have a Flash Drive. But here is the thing, the computer is asking you a "Password Reset Disk" and in order for you to do that is, after you created a password into your account at your computer, the computer suggests to create a reset disk by inserting a floppy drive or a flash drive. And what the computer is doing is copying the password data into the floppy drive or to a flash drive. So inserting a blank floppy drive will do nothing on recovering your password. You need a password reset disk, but then again i think you did created a reset disk, so what you can do is to Reinstall the Operating System. I know your files are important but that is the only last resource that we can do. My suggestion is just back up all your files by inserting you hard drive into another laptop or you can just call drivesavers. You may visit their website at www.drivesavers.com and this is only a tip if still want to backup your files. But the resolution is still reinstalling the operating system.

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Jul 26, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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System recovery Floppy


you can purchase locally a usb floppy drive and download some small utilities in the internet that can be fit in the floppy disk, but i suggest that better use memory stick because it is cheaper and you can have more space than floppy disk.

Mar 31, 2008 | Gateway Sb-4100-A PC Desktop

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Bought a usb floppy drive reader to convert my floppies to my laptop. have plugged in the usb cord. what do I do now?


Its easy to use:

Step 1). Just on your lap.
After complete boot

Step2). Insert your floppy connector one end to your USB port of Lap.

Step 3). Double Click on My Computer Icon.
The my Computer will be open.
and if every thing is ok, a floppy disk drive icon [A: or B:] will be shown in the window.

Step 4). Insert your floppy disk into the Drive.
wait till the floppy disk drive light goes off.

Step 5). Double click on floppy disk drive icon [A: or B:].

and the content of the floppy will be open.

have any question... ask me

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Mar 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

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