Solved

Best removable storage for IDE / DOS installation?

Posted on 2007-11-28
4
189 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
I'm working on a legacy DOS system in a factory application.  One of the existing "features" is a ZIP 100MB backup on IDE.
I'd like to go to something more reliable.
The application is somewhat pushing on the 100MB capacity but not a problem yet and this can be worked around.  Yet, a bit more capacity would be "nice to have".
What might you suggest?
I'm rather considering a CD burner.  I have no idea how to begin with making that work.
0
Comment
Question by:Fred Marshall
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Shanmuga Sundaram earned 250 total points
ID: 20366558
Try switching to store datas using cd.Please visit the below given site which will help you to write cd's using Dos O.S.

http://www.goldenhawk.com/dos.htm
0
 
LVL 17

Assisted Solution

by:Shanmuga Sundaram
Shanmuga Sundaram earned 250 total points
ID: 20366618
Also the  other site thatprovide cd burning software in Dos mode.

http://www.freeweb.hu/doscdroast/index.html
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:willcomp
ID: 20366905
You may want to consider a removable IDE hard disk in a caddy.
http://www.directron.com/mrackidefull.html
http://www.directron.com/mrackidetray.html

If the drives will be inserted and removed frequently, I'd recommend aluminum racks and trays.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Shanmuga Sundaram
ID: 20367161
willcomp, when we consider the cost, I always vote for CD. because its cheaper.
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When we purchase storage, we typically are advertised storage of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and so on. However, when you actually install it into your computer, your 500GB HDD will actually show up as 465GB. Why? It has to do with the way people and computers…
In this article we will learn how to backup a VMware farm using Nakivo Backup & Replication. In this tutorial we will install the software on a Windows 2012 R2 Server.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

679 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question