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By othello ·
How can I access information on a 5 1/4 disks using 31/2 floppy drive?

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by pupstwo In reply to 5 /14 disk

Just my opinion, of course, but I would think you are going to have to find an old system with a 5-1/4" floppy. I used to have one, but don't anymore.
sometimes I come across used stuff, though & I'll keep my eyes open.

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by SyscoKid In reply to 5 /14 disk

You can't unless you have a 5 1/4 inch floppy drive. Your only alternative would be to bring the disk to a data recovery company.

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by BV2 In reply to 5 /14 disk

You can't - buy a floppy drive for 40 or 50 bucks - you can find them at cnet.com - probably at pcmall.com or cdw.com as well...

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by OTL In reply to 5 /14 disk

Don't forget to get a floppy drive controller, most 5 1/4 drives will not work with the new systems, need the interface to run. Sorry all my spare parts are 1300 miles away.

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by Cedric King In reply to 5 /14 disk

you would need to get the drive for it.. you can't squeeze the 5 1/4 floppy into a 3 1/2 drive, can you? Make sure that you find the appropriate driver for it too. It would be quite hard but if you search hard enough, you should be able to find it. :)

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