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I have an old G3 and when I power it up it gives me a floopy disk in the middle of the screen with a ? mark flashing I have no start up floopy can you let me create one

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Sound like you need to flash your bios.

You can get the firmware Here.

Extract it to a floppy disk and restart the G3 with the floppy disk.

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You could try to start from the Disk Tools PPC (can be found here; the Disk Copy 6.3.3 utility, and another Mac with a floppy drive, would be required to make a bootable floppy from the disk image). Otherwise, an appropriate version of the operating system on CD will be needed.

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