Need simple file transfer program

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Thu Feb 26 13:46:21 2004

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > > > scrap the entire serial port copncept; hook up a zip drive, and xcopy the
> > > > bernoulli to a zip disk?
> Sorry. I'm starting to realize my temporal sense of PC hardware and
> software is not all that accurate. I made several assumptions regarding
> the use of "modern" hardware on "ancient" PCs (my idea of DOS 3.30 is
> something that is too old to support Microsoft's TCP/IP drivers or ZIP
> drives and whatnot) and realize now I am ignorant.

It's all relative and very subjective.

I just can't think of ZIP drives as being "modern". (even their current

... and DOS 3.30 is "RECENT"!

> Oh well, when I have time to experiment with this stuff then I will, but
> for now there's work to be done ;)
that sucks; nothing like work to get in the way of a decent life.

get a small stack of MFM hard drives, (each <32M)
connect them one at a time as second hard drive (leave the case open,
don't bolt them in)
xcopy each bernoulli to a hard drive /e/s/v
Received on Thu Feb 26 2004 - 13:46:21 GMT

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