Easiest way to create a bootable cd from a bootable floppy?

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  1. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    For some reason Nero isn't allowing me to create a bootable CD that's a direct copy of a bootable floppy that I have.

    The floppy works perfectly fine in our Dell's, however they are questionable in other machines.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    It could just be the BIOS/CDROM's - I've had some BIOSs that don't wait long enough for the CDROM to spin up.
     
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    make sure you're not missing and hidden files on the floppy
     
  4. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Well, I've had to go out and purchase a new external floppy for the laptop that I'm burning on since the Sony floppy decided to crap out on me.

    I must be an idiot since I can't seem to get this figured out, no matter how I burn the cd. I've had to start using CD-RW since I'm running low on cd's. What sucks is that we can't boot from this external floppy and that we can't boot from the network :mad:
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Hmmm - does a bootable CD work in the Sony (ie XP, NT, 98 - anything)?
     

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