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Windows 7: can a write floppy image without an os

17 Dec 2012   #1
philip95

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 
can a write floppy image without an os

is there program i boot from a CD to write floppy image (EXE fromate) to a floppy without an OS so i can use the floppy disk to repare my comptuer


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17 Dec 2012   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by philip95 View Post
is there program i boot from a CD to write floppy image (EXE fromate) to a floppy without an OS so i can use the floppy disk to repare my comptuer
What are you trying to do? Repair or reinstall the OS?
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17 Dec 2012   #3
philip95

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sir George View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by philip95 View Post
is there program i boot from a CD to write floppy image (EXE fromate) to a floppy without an OS so i can use the floppy disk to repare my comptuer
What are you trying to do? Repair or reinstall the OS?


Repair

got the floppy image on my laptop
but the comptuer in the house with a floppy is the one i need to repair
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17 Dec 2012   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Why not make the Repair CD:
Startup Repair
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17 Dec 2012   #5
philip95

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Why not make the Repair CD:
Startup Repair
windows xp
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17 Dec 2012   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

You can boot your Win XP CD.

XP Repair Install
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17 Dec 2012   #7
philip95

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
You can boot your Win XP CD.

XP Repair Install

i tried that with laptop and it needed the prduct key even though it was printed on the button of the comptuer it did not work and i had to buy winodws 7 to put on it to use it and for my desktop i do not know the product key and it to old to put windows 7 on
so i do not want to have to do this
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17 Dec 2012   #8
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phillp95
i tried that with laptop and it needed the prduct key even though it was printed on the button of the comptuer it did not work
You need to use the OEM manufacturer's Win XP CD, not a Retail Win XP CD.
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18 Dec 2012   #9
philip95

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phillp95
i tried that with laptop and it needed the prduct key even though it was printed on the button of the comptuer it did not work
You need to use the OEM manufacturer's Win XP CD, not a Retail Win XP CD.
hohow do i get the OEM disk?
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18 Dec 2012   #10
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You'd get it from the OEM. They may be able to sell you a recovery disk with Windows XP on it.
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