August 18, 2020

The only other problem with the flash drive programs are that none of them use the DOS 6. Then next step would be plugging sata in via USB to sata adapter to reformat it to dos 6. Then both the dos drive and the drive you want to clone it to would be connected externalliy to USB ports. The support site for the external drive will likely have cloning software that will work with it. From the main Rufus page , I’ve tested versions:. Akeo 2, 1 11 There is more than one way to make a bootable USB stick, and one of those ways involves treating it like a “superfloppy” rather than as a hard drive.

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Therefore, my next plan was to try to make a bootable sector on a usb drive and then copy 6.

This helps ensure BIOS updates and other low-level operations work properly. Yes No I don’t have a dog.

This is my first time posting anything; therefore, sorry if i posted in the incorrect place, if have please guide me to the correct space. It’s going to be harder to do it with laptops. These utilities still use DOS to ensure they have low-level access to the hardware without any other programs interfering or Windows getting in the way. My set-up is ancient technology that has to have 6.

Ultimately, I want to know can this work with all of the stuff out there for DOS? There is more than one way to make a bootable USB stick, and one of those ways involves treating it like a “superfloppy” rather than as a hard drive.


Anyways, just let me know what you think, looking to hear more advice from you. One question about this method – does it allow you to copy files to some place on the flash drive so those files are then visible and usable when DOS is booted?

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Also, I was able to get them to start “initializing drives” but then they would fail. If your computer does not automatically boot from the USB drive, you may need to change your boot order or use a boot menu to select the device from which you want to boot. The only way I would ever consider adding this isb is if the following conditions are met: I agree with what you have said it seemed to me that if i found a program to install it in a usb why not just use it to do a Hard Drive?

Doe using MKBT20 and the steps in the text file: Steve N 21 1. That to me seems the easiest solution but i also want to get away from using floppies because they are becoming obsolete. Did you try using Rufus v 1. Now about getting DOS 6. Windows Mac iPhone Android. The disk emulation persists beyond merely booting–it would be useless if it didn’t, since a full bootup requires accessing files after the initial boot.

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However, your suggestion seems genius. Thousands of users waiting to help! So it may work. With that being said, can I clone the drive in xp through usb interface ex drive f: From the main Rufus pageI’ve tested versions: The formatting process should be extremely quick—usually a matter of seconds—but it can take longer depending on the size of your USB drive.


Most external drives are going to be much larger so you end up with many logical drives or wasted space. Well, that is just the problem, surprisingly all of the programs that let you make a flash drive bootable will not let you select a hard drive.

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And I’m not sure about disk access. Hey guys, if you have since figured a way to install dos 6.

Akeo 2, 1 11 This was the whole purpose for me wanting a DOS6. All of these ways I have been unsuccessful in doing, however, this could be due to my inexperience with these programs and DOS.