The ZoomFloppy is a great tool to copy floppy disk directly from a PC to a 1541 floppy drive. I use it all of the time. But installing the software or a Windows 10 or 11 computer can be super frustrating. I even forgot some of these steps after migrating to a new PC.
No mater what I tried I kept getting a error: NO PLUGIN DRIVER
This video below and a program called Zadig was the solution.
Breakers is a science fiction-themed interactive fiction video game published in 1986 by Synapse Software, which was then a division of Broderbund. The game was the last of Broderbund’s “Electronic Novels” series, and was not a commercial success.
During the loading you are asked to flip the disk over to side two. Then is will ask you for a PASSWORD to start the game. It’s one of those annoying manual look up things, you know, what is the 4th word on line 2 on page 5. Well here are the answers.
Uses a manual word look up for it’s form of copy protection.
<<< S T A R F L E E T I — AUTHORIZATION CODES >>>
[ FORMAT: page # > lines 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 ]
1 > GENERAL * STAR
2 > NOTE * THE * WHICH * AND * IF
3 > I * THIS * BEGIN * INTRODUCTION * STAR
4 > HOWEVER * NEARBY * IF * MANUAL * I
5 > YOUR * YOU * ASSIGNED * TIC * NUMBER
6 > YOU * BUT * YOUR * THE * HIGHER
7 > THE * THERE * CHARACTERISTICS * TABLE * BY
8 > THE * HOWEVER * ISTIC * BATTLES * CHARACTERISTIC
9 > THERE * OPERATE * WILL * SHIPS * PRESENCE