HP Dvrless FDD/1.44MB Floppy Drive ext USB £12.66 delivered @ Laptops Direct
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HP Dvrless FDD/1.44MB Floppy Drive ext USB £12.66 delivered @ Laptops Direct

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Found 19th Feb 2009
Hope it's useful to someone.....
the guff.....
The Compaq USB 1.44-MB External Diskette Drive is a double-sided micro diskette disk drive featuring simple one-cable connection via a USB interface cable. The USB drive has three write and read modes and automatically detects loaded media.P>

11 Comments

what is this floppy?

Do we need them these days?

Original Poster

vir3us;4422978

Do we need them these days?

:roll:
well I do cos I just bought it....useful for some but not all....

This is HOT HOT HOT, some of the stuff you can get on floppy's nowadays is AWESOME!






















SERIUOSLY though there are some "old" diagnostic/boot apps that used to extract straight to 3.5" floppy that can come in quite useful.

The only scenario where I can think of is windows xp needing floppy disks for raid drivers.

bargain surfer;4423018

SERIUOSLY though there are some "old" diagnostic/boot apps that used to … SERIUOSLY though there are some "old" diagnostic/boot apps that used to extract straight to 3.5" floppy that can come in quite useful.



Quite. There's memtest if you ever happen to have corrupt memory sticks or you're unsure of them.

Dell brand new USB floppy sell for £3 on ebay.

tsimehC;4423048

Quite. There's memtest if you ever happen to have corrupt memory sticks … Quite. There's memtest if you ever happen to have corrupt memory sticks or you're unsure of them.



All these types of progs are available on bootable cd's full of tools.

this is garbage now unless ur using a pc 10 years old... useless

Original Poster

dmaster2000;4423099

this is garbage now unless ur using a pc 10 years old... useless


if your pc was 10 years it would have a floppy
....I have data from a few years back on floppies so this is ideal to read them....
not garbage at all....:p:p

prince4world;4423052

Dell brand new USB floppy sell for £3 on ebay.



Link please to the £3 delivered floppy

Ta

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