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Old 02-23-2003, 08:19 PM   #1
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Unhappy No floppy Drive - How to install?

I have a laptop with Win2k, and a f-disked but unformatted partition.

The laptop has no floppy drive in it.

When installing Mandrake 9 it really looks like it will need to use a FLOPPY to finish the install.

How do I accomplish this?
Old 02-23-2003, 08:29 PM   #2
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well i never really used a laptop *GASP* yeah well i think there is something that you can purchase like an add-on to the laptop and you can plug the floppy in via usb *I THINK!!* hopefully someone else has an opinion then that try what i said, if the add-ons not compadible with your computer return it and get full money back ;]
Old 02-23-2003, 08:38 PM   #3
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you do not need floppy just cancel it it shoul be asking yo to create a boot disk just cancel i have a laptop without floppy install most dist with a problem


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