Formatting a 720KB Double Density Floppy Disk bootable Tags: Floppy Disk Formatting Format Windows XP Last response: September 17, 2011 9:24 PM in Windows XP Share xp2002 September 15, 2011 7:38:11 PM Hello, I'd like to format a DSDD floppy to make it bootable for an IBM 5150. I only have a windows xp machine with a usb floppydrive. I tried al the variants that can be found on bootdisk.com, but al those program give a message that the format is not supported. thanks for your suggestions More about : formatting 720kb double density floppy disk bootable PhilFrisbie September 15, 2011 8:08:40 PM You could install DOS in a virtual machine and format the disk. xp2002 September 16, 2011 6:15:09 PM Thanks for the suggestion! It worked. I installed dos in a VMware machine and formatted the disk. Using: format /F:720 /S For those who are planning to install dos on VMware (of parallels): use an iso file that can be found here: http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html thanks! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PhilFrisbie September 17, 2011 9:24:02 PM Virtual machines are a GREAT tool; how did we live without them Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow can i make a boot disk for windows xp pro without a floppy disk. How can I make a bootable cd from my laptop then install Forum SolvedMaking a bootable floppy with ntfs format command Forum SolvedHow do I fully format my laptop hard drive windows 8.1 without bootable disk Forum Low level hard disk formatting bootable disk Forum making a bootable floppy disk Forum Cannot access floppy disk without formatting it!!?!? Forum SolvedHow to format a floppy disk with content on it Forum Floppy Disk Formatting in Windows XP Forum Formatting a Floppy disk Forum Formatting a floppy Disk Forum How to full format my laptop hard drive windows 7 without bootable disk Forum Floppy disk formatted in xp not working in NT Forum How to format floppy disk on a dell optiplex gx110 Forum USB Floppy Drives not working, always want me to format disk Forum Why my floppy disk cannot be formatted it says windows was unable to complete fo Forum Cant format floppy disk Forum Floppy disk says not formatted...HELP! Forum Floppy Disk not Formatted (recurring) Forum Floppy drive wants to format disk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !