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Old 04-27-2006, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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who's the idiot that decided to leave them out?

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Old 04-27-2006, 08:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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out of what?

amd athlon xp2100+
asus a7v333 mb
nvidia geforce4mx 420 64 mb
thermaltake volcano 12
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Out of PC's or laptops.. Yeah, kinda stupid most of the times...

God bless bootable CD's
-\"If you try to fail, and you succeed, did you fail at all?\"
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Old 04-28-2006, 09:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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the worst thing about not having a floppy is when you are installing a raid card or devices that need the driver installing OS.

it only reads from the floppy, not even CD rom, or flash drive pen.

what a pain in the butt!

solution: USB floppy drive
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Old 04-28-2006, 09:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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in my main system, i don't have a floppy drive...I have a LS-120 Superdisk drive...seriously...You can use both the Superdisks and regular floppies in it and it reads REGULAR floppies about 3x faster than a normal floppy drive
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