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really good external floppy

Can anyone reccomend a really good external floppy disk drive which is capable of booting from? Ultra urgent reply needed. Thanks
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SeanPP
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buckeyes33Commented:
here you go

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?ProductCode=111005

In order to boot from this drive you will have to set up your bios so you can boot from a usb device.
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kronostmCommented:
Sean ... this is not the first time we "meet". I remember about you saying that you can't boot from a floppy drive cause you don't own one.
Now, your bet is an USB floppy drive, but before spending some money on that, check if you can boot from such thing.
BTW, I thought your booting problem is solved, why do you need one now.
Here's a list of external floppy drives :
http://www.bizrate.com/buy/products__cat_id--460101,rf--ggl,keyword--external%20usb%20floppy,mkt_id--11037196,url_id--238449,lp--1.html
I'd recommend the HP from those, I guess it's obvious why. Some Sony models can be found there too and they're not so bad also.

Good Luck

Kronos
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chicagoanCommented:
Sony, Teac and Mitsumi are the OEM's for the vast majority of these, and as a pretty simple and mature product I don't think there's much difference in their technical capabilities.

If you have a local vendor that will handle warranty issues for you I'd go with it. MadDog seems the only one I've found that has a 2 year warrany, most are 1 year.. and everything eventually breaks.
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SeanPPAuthor Commented:
Thanks Kronostm....yes it is me :)......anyway....no harm in taking extra care and so i will be buying a floppy drive too!
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