In practice, users of Windows operating systems, there are occasions in which the system did not want to be loaded to the end, leaving in phase or when you restart the phrase plain white on a black background.To restore operation is often used emergency floppy disk from which it was possible to boot.
- operating system Windows XP.
Restore using boot floppies performed up until the publication of Windows 2000. It marked the beginning of it a fundamental change in the structure of systems.The boot floppy is rarely used, but could not completely disappear as an atavism.
Increasingly, IT-specialists recommend to use as a reducing disk distribution, ie,installation disk from which you can update the system files lost.It is also a good tool was the use of different methods of loading, for example, the "Safe Mode" or "Last Known Good Configuration."To do this, boot to press the F8 key after loading the BIOS of the motherboard and the appearance of the promised logo.
But there are times when even the loading of these modes is impossible, it is necessary to create a bootable floppy disk.Therefore, initially prepare a working floppy disk and insert it into the floppy-disk drive (3.5 A).It must be formatted, but not as a boot, and a standard way.To do this, open the "Explorer" or double-click on the icon "My Computer".
In the next window floppy-disk drive, right-click on it and select "Format".In the next window, click "Start".
Next, go to the drive "C:".If the conductor warns "Show the contents of this folder" safely click on the inscription.You need to copy some system files from your system disk to a floppy disk, which is likely, hidden from prying eyes.
to display hidden files, refer to the top menu "Tools" and select "Folder Options."In the window that opens, navigate to the tab "View" and check the box opposite the item "Show hidden files and folders", but rather "Hide protected operating system files" mark should be removed.On the warning message that answer is positive, then press «OK».
with the root of the system drive, copy the files boot.ini, ntdetect.com and ntldr and put them on a floppy disk.Once you eject it is recommended to put the write protection by moving the switch on the front side of the floppy disk.It will be nice if you sign it accordingly, for example, the "boot floppy."
Now return to the "Folder" tab and "View" to restore the default values, and then click "OK".
Re-insert the floppy disk and restart the computer, quit all applications.Check the operation of a bootable floppy disk.