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    Hello All!

    Looking for an original Microsoft 3.5" floppy disk with Windows ver 3.1 Disk 7 of 7 written on it.

    thanks,
    John

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    John,

    Top O' The Day to Ya! and welcome to the lounge. Gee if only you posted that a Year and a half ago when I trashed ALL my floppies. I know there was a copy of Windows 3.1 along with a couple of DOS 6.1's. Good luck with your search.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John ORegan View Post
    Looking for an original Microsoft 3.5" floppy disk with Windows ver 3.1 Disk 7 of 7 written on it. Will pay cash
    See this thread Where to get 3.1 install disks.

    Joe
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    I have a copy that I could send you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Banyarola View Post
    I have a copy that I could send you.
    Thanks, Banyarola!

    I'll contact you privately. And thanks to the others who replied,

    cheers,
    John

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    Hello Again,

    Unfortunately, Banya couldn't find the disk in question, so the search goes on. So if anyone out there has a shoebox full of floppies on top of the wardrobe, please have a look for me. I'll make it worth your while! Points to Banya for trying,

    bfn,
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    hiya

    did you end up getting the missing disk ?

    syb

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    Not sure what version you have there.

    The 3.1 disks that I have only include 6 disks.

    The 3.11 has 8.

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    Hi Sybex!

    Still no joy.

    The search continues...

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my US friends!

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    Dear Mercyh,

    Don't know about different versions. But that's what it says on the disk.
    Maybe it's a European thing on account of fonts with diacritics and help files
    in multiple languages.,

    cheers,
    John

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    At the risk of offending the EULA gods, I could just zip my whole install up and sent it to you....

    I guess it would be kind of legal as it is not currently installed anywhere else

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    Hiya John,
    the disk 7 of win 3.1 was a supplemental disk, had printer drivers etc on it, 3.1 should run fine without it and if you need CD drivers (oakcdrom.sys) then they should still be available for download and a lot easier to find. is your dos / win 3.1 install working ? is there a particular driver you need?

    Syb

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    Dear Mercyh,

    Truth is I'm a bit OCD (okay, anal retentive).
    I have all the other DOS 6.2 and Win 3.1 disks
    and I need to complete the collection,

    John

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    Dear Sybex,

    I thought I had all the disks and now I know that I don't, a part of me
    won't rest easy until I have a complete collection again. It's not rational.
    I admit that.

    Images of the floppies are floating around in cyberspace and I'm toying
    with the idea of doing a virtual install on Dosbox or something like that.

    But like Mercyh said, I don't want to get in trouble with the software
    police so there's some justification for trying to find that missing floppy,

    John

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