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Windows 7: can a write floppy image without an os

18 Dec 2012   #11

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OEM manufacturer's Win XP CD, would of been in the box when NEW.

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27 Dec 2012   #12

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
OEM manufacturer's Win XP CD, would of been in the box when NEW.
it is second hand and look like it has been bulit
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28 Dec 2012   #13

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601

the only thing I can think of is trying with a Linux live-cd, like a ubuntu disk, and choose "try ubuntu" in the wizard when booting your old computer with it.

Then you open up the terminal and write this

dd if=/path_to_floppy_image.ima of=/dev/floppy

path_to_floppy_image is the path to the place you stored the floppy image.

if it is on a USB drive it could look like "sdb1/floppyimage.ima"
navigate to it from inside ubuntu and then copy the path to it.
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04 Jan 2013   #14

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

i used a windows xp live cd to write it
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