Generalmusic S2 - Create Floppy Disks

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Use the Omnidisk Driver and the Omnidisk Wizard to format and place IMG-files to an S2 1.6MB Floppy.
THIS DOES NOT WORK FOR USB FLOPPY DRIVES, only internal drives. Please read the Omniflop manual.

Install the "Omniflop v.2.2d" driver

Windows XP: go to the device manager and get the properties of the Floppy disk drive.

Driver tab, "Update Driver":
- no, not this time
- install from a specific location
- don't search, I will choose the driver to install
- have disk
- select "OmniFlop.inf"
- nag, next, finish etc.

Create a Generalmusic S2/S3-compatible (1.6MB) Floppy

Insert an HD (1.44MB) Floppy disk into the drive.
- Start the "OmniFlop.exe" Wizard.
- Next, Next

Choose the S2 format from the bottom of the long list

Click 'Finish', warning, and the Floppy is being formatted.
- click OK on the 'Formatting completed succesfully' screen.

Choose Write Disk

The disk is being read, choose 'GEM S2...' from the list.

Browse for the IMG-file

Select one disk image

And click 'Finish'.

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