How to Make Your Computer Boot Up Using the CD ROM Instead of the Floppy?

Answer In the early years of home computers, the floppy drive was the first place the computer looked when it started up. Looking to the floppy drive first allowed computer users to use repair disks to fi... Read More »

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How do I make a boot cd from a boot floppy?

CopyGo to the Start menu. Right click on the menu, and choose "Open Windows Explorer" or "Explore" in Windows XP. Insert the boot floppy in the floppy drive. Copy the files from the floppy disk int... Read More »

How to Make a Floppy Boot Disc?

Most operating systems boot without any difficulties, since the master boot record (MBR) tells the computer's startup procedures where the operating system boot files are located on the hard drive.... Read More »

How to Boot From a USB Instead of a Floppy?

Most computers are configured to boot first from the floppy disk drive rather than from a hard drive or a CD/DVD drive. If you want to boot your computer first from a USB drive instead of the flopp... Read More »

How to Extract a Boot Floppy From a Windows 98 CD?

A Windows 98 emergency boot disk will allow you to troubleshoot your computer by accessing files on the local hard drive and running basic utilities. You can create a Windows 98 startup disk from a... Read More »