Why Your LS-120 Quit Working With Windows 7

I have posted numerous times about the LS-120. Just search this blog for LS-120 if you wish to read about it. You can also search on interestingauthors.com/blog. I don’t care what people say about it, when I’m writing, it fits the way I work. At the end of the day I make a backup and …

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Just How Poorly are IDE Cables Made?

Since I’m working on two new books, I have, once again, gotten into my LS-120 backup habit. I have been copying files down to a Super Floppy on that one machine for a while now. The other day, when I had family type obligations, I decided to apply updates since I didn’t really have time …

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The Problem With Thumb Drives

I’m writing this while formatting floppies.  No, this isn’t something I wrote in the 80s and reposted.  It’s January and time to put a bunch of stuff which has been accumulating in my office up for sale.  Most will probably end up on eBay.  The stuff I don’t want to ship will either go straight …

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Motherboards Now Have Alzheimer’s

It wasn’t all that long ago that I wrote about my then current mother board having a floppy connector on it but a BIOS which no longer supported 5 1/4 floppies.  Yes, I know, I should have copied the stuff from those floppies sooner, but, once floppies are on a shelf somewhere, and no machine …

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Why the LS-120 Still Survives

I’ve written about the LS-120 on this blog before but I thought about it again today.  You see, yet another Micro Center sales paper showed up.  There were big sections for USB flash drives and SD cards, but nothing listed for organizers.  I paid a visit to eBay to find a bunch of SD travel …

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