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Best removable storage for IDE / DOS installation?

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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.
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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
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Also the  other site thatprovide cd burning software in Dos mode.

http://www.freeweb.hu/doscdroast/index.html
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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.
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by:Shanmuga Sundaram
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willcomp, when we consider the cost, I always vote for CD. because its cheaper.
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