Section 1 -- Old Bootable Floppies Links
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       ---- Hard To Find Old(er) Boot Disks ----
  • DOS 3.3  Unzip and copy the files to a floppy disk.
  • DOS 4.01  Unzip and copy the files to a floppy disk.

The following files are self extractors and are designed to be extracted directly to a floppy disk.



Section 2--Bootable floppies to Bootable CD’s
Thanks to Michael Kitchen of Front Row Computer for the following information.


Turn All Of Your Old Bootable Floppies Into Bootable CD’s [the easy way]
  • First Of All You Need A Cd-Burner, Nero Burning Rom v5.5 or higher
  • A Floppie Drive, A Blank CDR Disk
  • When You Have Everything:
With Your Floppy In The Drive And Blank CD In The CD-Recorder
  • Load Up Nero With Your Floppy In The Drive And Blank Cd In The Cd-Recorder
  • Close The Wizard
  • Hold Ctrl + N
  • Until A Box Appears
  • Scroll Down The List Until You Reach CDROM (Boot)
  • Click It
  • Bootable Logical Drive Must Be "A:"
  • Click The Burn TAB
  • Click New
  • Click File
  • Then Write CD
  • Then Write
  • Done
Nero is available  here .  Sure there are other applications that do it, but Nero seems to have an edge upon drive compatibility.

Another Easy Way To Turn All Of Your Bootable Floppies Into Bootable CD’s
  • You Need A CD-Burner, Roxio Easy CD Creator, A Floppie Drive,
  • A Blank CD-R Disk After You Have Gathered Everything Together:
  • Put the blank CD in your drive
  • Place your bootable floppy diskette in drive A
  • Start Easy CD Creator
  • Select "File", "New CD Project", "Bootable CD"
  • Select the bootable CD type
  • Then Select OK
(This was written with reference to version 5.01 S30 of the software in Windows.)


And Here’s Another Way For You To Make Bootable CD’s

To Create A Bootable CD, You Need A CD-Burner, Roxio Easy CD Creator, A Blank CD-R Disk And The Bootable Source Media. (The source can be a floppy diskette, a hard drive or a previously created image file of any of these. Use "Help" if confused at step four below.)
After You Have Gathered Everything Together:
  • Put the blank CD in your drive
  • Start Easy CD Creator
  • Select "File", "New CD Project", "Bootable CD"
  • Select the bootable CD type
  • Then Select "OK"
Enjoy your new bootable CD!

Here’s the Method To Create A Bootable CD From An ISO Image File
(You need the same resources as above)

  • Put the blank CD in your drive,
  • Start Easy CD Creator
  • Select "File", "Record CD from CD Image...."
  • From the browse window that comes up, select the type of file
  • Then browse for the image file
  • When found, select it
  • Select "Open"
  • Answer any dialog boxes that may appear
  • Select "Start Recording"
Enjoy your new bootable CD!
(These were all written with reference to version 5.01 S30 of the software under Windows.)