Saturday, October 31, Thanks for the replies. And, no – both ends are male, and have identical connectors. There is no drag-and-drop but copy and paste work for moving files from Windows 7 into and out of the XP copy of Windows Explorer. However in case someone has found a fix could they post it here.

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Floppy Disk in Windows 7

Will all external floppy drives work with Bit Windows 7? The drive A icon appeared in Explorer, but it couldn’t read any windows 7 floppy on it.

Having the same problem with Win7 32 as described by Impala internal floppy Floppy drive is working fine booting a MSDOS disk created on tloppy old XP laptop, also floppy drive windosw fine other floppies not created in Win7. Windows 7 floppy Floppy Disk in Windows 7 I just bought this new HP computer with Windows 7, 64 bit for my 87 year old aunt and decided to get an external windows 7 floppy drive so she can move all those files into the hard drive.

Windows 7 – Floppy Drive Emulator (free) – IT Support Guides

I replaced all the floppy drives in the household for a akasa cardreaders. Windows 7 IT Pro. Nov 21, Messages: Windows 7 floppy was able to format the disk with Windows XP no problem. Found no cure yet.

I wasn’t floppy all perturbed by this as it had done all that I required it to do at the time of purchase and I have no intention of ever again writing windows 7 floppy a floppy disc.

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Not an IT pro? Posted October 15, I was able to windows 7 floppy my USB-connected 3. It winvows the problem affects mostly AMD based systems but there are Intel based problems reported as well. Check out this build howto.

problem with floppy drive in Win7?

windows 7 floppy It is showing in the system so it could be that the drive is shot. Then, by way of experiment only, I tried to write to a new floppy.

I mean seriously, one JPG from my camera would require like 5 floppies. And also device manager. The problem is fairly famous on the Internet some people suggesting to use the Vista windows 7 floppy XP floppy driver – however, windows 7 floppy an unstable “solution”! Sunday, August 02, 6: Explorer showed files and allowed me to open one for viewing.

External Floppy Drive & Windows 7 64-Bit

You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here. The full format uncheck quick fails and consequentially windows 7 floppy create DOS disk fails too. White, Nov 6, I close explorer window, remove the disk and reinstalled the disk, windowd explorer to F.

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