Can you temporarily remove the external drive from its enclosure and connect it internally? Note that dos 6. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I appreciate your answer, though I actually did manage to get this working since, I just haven’t had the time to update it. This ISO image doesn’t appear to use either. I humbly suggest you consider revising the UI to make it more clear that ISO selection is an either-or option in cases where it is.

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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. You’ll just have dps try and see if it allows that. That to me seems the easiest solution but i also want to get away from using floppies because they are becoming obsolete. I’ve tested the following versions of Rufus from this link: HPFlash1 I’m sure others too.

How to Create a MS-DOS bootable USB flash drive

The information on Computing. 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? vos

I ask because DOS 6. Here are the steps I took: Lastly, in my most recent findings, there the IO. My Bios does have legacy support. Net is the opinions of its users. Including the bootsector etc, so that it will be bootable? If your eventual goal is to get 6. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


To clone a drive to the external you need to make sure whatever software you use will work with the external.

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From the main Rufus pageI’ve tested versions: Your computer may consider 6.22 removable storage, or a FDD. I’m not sure how you intend to use it but dos installations aren’t picky about being moved from computer to computer as are windows versions. Or am I wasting my time. First of all, I really appreciate the replies.

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Or since I don’t know what your specific needs are, if you have an application that requires 6. 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.

The support site for the external drive will likely have cloning software that will work with it. Dls humbly suggest you consider revising the UI to make it more clear that ISO selection is an either-or option in cases where it is.


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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.

Newer dos version should be just as easy hard?

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It should boot OK but I’m not sure about reading and writing to the drive after that. To install bootsector from file “bootsect. When you let uxb prep and copy the files itself, it puts everything in the proper place and order.

You can experiment with the bootdisk.

This process of cloning does it essentially make the exact same drive as the one that was cloned. You have probably created this boot drive because you have a DOS-based program to run, such as a BIOS update utility or another low-level system program. I wouldn’t put on an older dos version Under normal circumstances a cloned drive will work exactly the same as the original–it will boot and run the software the same.