holligan 15:04 18 Aug 2003

how do i to make a back up floppy ?

  Taff36 15:06 18 Aug 2003

Do you mean a boot disk from which you can restart your system or do you mean copy some data to a disk as a back up?

  techpro 15:13 18 Aug 2003

I presume you mean a recovery disc?

Insert a formatted floppy disk in the drive.
Click Start, Settings, select Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove programs, select the Startup Disk tab and click "Create a Startup Disk".

  holligan 16:28 18 Aug 2003

what is a formatted floppy.

  Taff36 16:33 18 Aug 2003

When you buy floppies they are sometime sold unformatted. Irrespective insert the floppy into the drive. In MY COMPUTER right click and choose FORMAT. It will take a few minutes and then follow the previous instructions

  Taff36 16:34 18 Aug 2003

Sorry that should have read double click MY Computer select you A drive and then right click etc ....

  woodchip 17:11 18 Aug 2003

If you just go to the Add Remove and put a floppy disc in it will format and create the disc all in one go. You must have a Win98 CD disc to put in when it asks for it

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