I can’t make a full back up without a floppy drive.

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    DK59

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    Toshiba Satellite r15-s829. WinXP Tablet PC 2005. I can get the dvd to store data since it only does like 4.5gb per part but as soon as it finishes it needs a floppy disk for info I guess? Anywhere I can get a period correct floppy disk external drive Toshiba brand? Or is it easier to get a modern one? How about actual floppy drives?
     
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    Elizabeth23

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    if you are using xp's internal backup then a floppy is required, do not know why, but you should use a different backup program

    this SEARCH page may have more answers.

    I backup my data on some flash drives just by copy/paste, incremental backup is nice, but I have never needed it. :)
     
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    Floppy disk humor (read the fine print!!)

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    Based on a quick Google search, it appears that the Toshiba Satellite R15-S829 has three USB 2.0 ports. A USB floppy drive should work fine, and it shouldn't cost too much to get a good one.
     
    cmccaff1, Dec 6, 2018 at 8:23 PM
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