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Making Backups from CDROM to 1.44 floppys

by breakout406 / October 29, 2004 11:55 AM PDT

I need to find out if it's possiable to make backup setup copies from CDROM to 1.44 disk. I lost the driver for my CDROM from my computer and couldn't find a download
so I ran FDISK and Format so I could install a new OS
but I need to install from floppies. I have the 98 CD that I can run from another system in order to copy from

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Re: Making Backups from CDROM to 1.44 floppys
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2004 12:12 PM PDT

We can find CDROM drivers, but you have to reveal the make and model.


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Re: Making Backups from CDROM to 1.44 floppys
by Stan Chambers / October 29, 2004 4:42 PM PDT

Is your boot disk win98 or win98se? You need to get the win98se boot disk at Download the file, extract the files to a folder on your computer, then copy them to a floppy disk.
Enter the bios and set the cd drive to first in boot order. Do not put the cd in the drive yet.
Boot your computer from the Win98se floppy disk. It will install the necessary drivers for your cd drive.
Then choose, Start Up With CD Rom Support.
When you get the A:\ prompt, place the Win 98 cd in the cd drive and type "Setup" without the quotation marks. Press enter. You should be on your way.

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