copying on to multiple foppies

  keith-188400 17:08 08 Jun 2007

How do I copy a 5MB file from my docs to 4 floppy disks?

  Jackcoms 17:10 08 Jun 2007

You can't.

Can't you use a USB pen drive or CD?

  VoG II 17:14 08 Jun 2007

You can use Disk Spanning in WinZip click here

  Bazz2000 17:25 08 Jun 2007

What ive done a few times (albeit on larger files) is to make an iso of the file. This then breaks the file down into lots of smaller pieces. Fill each disc, then the other end, you simply need to copy them back. Im really not sure what would happen with a file that size though, but its worth a try.

  bjh 18:42 08 Jun 2007

I second the opinion of VoG™. You will need to label the disks, as it'll ask for them in a set order, but it has two distinct advantages. Firstly, you may well need fewer disks, as it'll compress the file, and secondly, it does a good error-correction check, to make sure what is squeezed out is correct. Floppies aren't as accurate and reliable as HDD or USB pens.

  keith-188400 17:42 12 Jun 2007

Thanks Guys
Sorry for the delay.
I wanted to install the drivers for a memory stick on my 98se machine but the cd rom was not working. Hence trying to transfer the 5mb drivers to floppies.
Unfortunately my Winzip evaluation is out of time so will have to get another one.
Thanks again.

  howard64 17:46 12 Jun 2007

get file splitter it will break the fiule into bits and allow you to copy them to the other pc and then rebuild it.

  howard64 17:51 12 Jun 2007

here is the link Visit click here for upgrades

  keith-188400 17:33 18 Jun 2007

Thanks everybody

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