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afaiello
May 24th, 2010, 06:34 PM
I have an IBM AT PC with DOS 3.30 and a Compaq Deskpro EP with Windows 2000 Pro on it. I've been unsuccessful at getting a 5.25 floppy working on the Compaq, so I am wondering what I have to do to be able to send files from the Compaq to the IBM AT (software to use, cabling, software instuctions).

Chuck(G)
May 24th, 2010, 06:42 PM
Wierd. I have a 5.25"/3.5" dual drive working on my Deskpro EN. Why doesn't your 5.25" work?

afaiello
May 24th, 2010, 06:45 PM
No clue, I've had a previous thread about this and it was unresolved. Upon saving the BIOS changes, it puts it back to NOT INSTALLED under the diskette selections. So it's a problem with the compaq. So now I'm trying to figure a way to transfer using software and a com cable.

MikeS
May 24th, 2010, 08:07 PM
No clue, I've had a previous thread about this and it was unresolved. Upon saving the BIOS changes, it puts it back to NOT INSTALLED under the diskette selections. So it's a problem with the compaq. So now I'm trying to figure a way to transfer using software and a com cable.Well, if you've got a bootable DOS floppy (and drive to boot from) in the Compaq and a null-modem cable or adapter, then Interlink is probably the simplest (and slowest ;-) )