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  1. The parallell port drive is working really well,...

    The parallell port drive is working really well, other than one issue. Although I'm using a 1.44M floppy drive, it will only read and/or format at 1.2M. Does the Toshiba parallell floppy only support...
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    I've always had a thing for Tresure Cove and the...

    I've always had a thing for Tresure Cove and the other games from that series. They are very tedious to complete though as they require doing the same thing over and over again to earn enough gems.
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  3. I've finally gotten around to testing it out, the...

    I've finally gotten around to testing it out, the wiring looks a bit of a mess so I will try and find a suitable external enclosure to put it in at some point.Tying the drive ready to ground is...
  4. Quick update. On checking my stack of floppy...

    Quick update. On checking my stack of floppy drives, none of the slimline laptop drives have any mention of Drive Ready or Disk Change on the PCB's, but I happen to have one desktop style drive which...
  5. Thank you Dagwood, I haven't gotten around to...

    Thank you Dagwood,

    I haven't gotten around to attempting to wire it up, everything seems to be a bit hectic at the moment. I'll try tying drive ready low in my attempts. I have a feeling that this...
  6. It would appear that the formatting got a bit...

    It would appear that the formatting got a bit messed up on the DB25 to FDD pinout, so here's a screenshot of my notes.

    https://f13dev.com/forumpix/tosh-pinout.jpg
  7. Toshiba T4700CT floppy drive (internal and parallel)

    Hi all, I have a Toshiba T4700CT which is in full working order other than the floppy drive.

    When I got the laptop the belt was stretched so I had to replace that, the drive then worked for a week...
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    Windows Sound System on Toshiba T4700CT

    Hi all,

    I have a Toshiba T4700CT with built-in Windows Sound System audio. From what I understand this card is supposed to offer SoundBlaster emulation using the v2.0 driver.

    WAV playback in...
  9. Thread: Hi

    by f13dev
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    Hi all, sorry for the late reply. For some reason...

    Hi all, sorry for the late reply. For some reason I thought it'd be a good idea to register on a forum and then go on holiday ;)

    clh333, I do have a selection of laptops ranging from 486 to...
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    Zenith 433LNC+ laptop won't boot from HDD

    Hi all,

    I have a Zenith 433LNC+ (486 33MHz if you didn't guess by the model:D)

    When powered on it will boot into BIOS but attempting to boot anything results in an error, the FDD drive appears...
  11. Thread: Hi

    by f13dev
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    Hi

    Hi all,

    I'm Jim and I have had a fascination with vintage computing since you could buy a 486 in the shops. My main area of interest is what is probably considered modern tech on here (286, 386,...
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