Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Sign up today for a 30-day free trial of Newegg Premier
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Anonymous's Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

New Slim 3.5
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggs External Floppy Drive 9SIA1PU0FD9579 05/13/2013

This review is from: New Slim 3.5" Inch USB 1.44MB Portable External Floppy Drive Disk for PC Laptop

Pros: Came really fast, is nice and slim, and with some effort I figured out how to use it: I have Windows 8 with 64 and 32 bit. I put my floppy to be viewed into the drive. Then I plugged it into a USB port. I opened File Explorer on my task bar, then up in address bar I clicked on "computer" then “Floppy Disc Drive A.” Then I could see all the documents on the floppy, and could select the one to work with. To remove the floppy drive safely, go to icon at bottom of task bar called "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media and open it. Click on MITSUMI and then you can safely eject the external floppy drive.

Cons: It took a bit of time to figure out how to find the external floppy drive on my computer. I even re-booted once to make sure I could find it. Somebody on this comments thread had mentioned they could only read their floppy if they had first inserted it into the drive and THEN plugged it into a USB port. So that's what I did too.

Other Thoughts: I still have a lot of documents on old floppy discs and this way I can still get to them. i realize i need to put all of it onto flash drives, but until I do that, this is a great and cheap functioning solution!

READ FULL REVIEW

Anonymous's Profile

Display Name: Anonymous

Date Joined: 05/13/13

  • Reviews: 1
  • Helpfulness: 0
  • First Review: 05/13/13
  • Last Review: 05/13/13
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau