Start up flopy for old computer?

So my grandpa gave me an old, very old, Acer Any Ware laptop. It's very old, but still works great, but it lacks teh start up flopy. Any ideaw where I may be able to find one?

Update:

By old, I mean REALLY old. back when dos what around.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Creating a Windows 95 boot disk

    Note: These steps are for users who have Windows 95 installed on the computer.

    In Windows 95, Microsoft has created a new method of creating a bootable recovery diskette. Unfortunately, however, this diskette does not support CD-ROM support and is missing a few recommended files. To do this, click Start / Settings / Control Panel / double-click the Add Remove programs icon / click the Startup Disk and create disk.

    Alternatively, to create a Windows 95 boot diskette manually from Windows, click Start / Shutdown and choose the option to restart the computer in a MS-DOS prompt. At the prompt, type:

    cd\windows\command

    Once at the C:\DOS directory, skip to copying files.

    Creating a Windows 98 / ME boot disk

    Note: These steps are for users who have Windows 98 or Windows ME installed on the computer.

    An excellent feature of Windows 98/ME is its boot diskette. Using Windows to create you a Windows 98 boot diskette will give you all the needed files as well as CD-ROM support. To create a Windows 98 boot diskette, click Start / Settings / Control Panel / double-click the Add Remove programs icon / click the Startup Disk and create disk.

    Alternatively, to create a Windows 98 boot diskette manually from Windows, click Start / Shutdown and choose the option to restart the computer in a MS-DOS prompt. At the prompt, type:

    cd\windows\command

    Once at the C:\DOS directory, skip to copying files.

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