Compaq Portable II - Restoration Problem, Help requested

Tom Gardner thomas.gardner at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 2 12:11:32 CST 2010


Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2010 17:09:49 +0000 (GMT)
From: ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell)
Subject: Re: Compaq Portable II - Restoration Problem, Help requested
To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
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> Did you put those disks into a windows 2000/xp or newer pc?  Possibly as
far
> back as win 98/95 (I don't remember when they started) the boot sector
gets
> overwritten if you put a non write protected disk in the drive in windows.

Pretty sure some of these disks have never seen Windows of any form.  At
least one booted a Compaq Portable I owned by a friend

Tom



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