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opening floppy disk

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by shanoa, Feb 11, 2003.

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  1. shanoa

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    using a pc, cannot open floppy disk i get the message "
    the sysyem cannot read from the specified device" i tried to open on several computers but no luck. I've was able to open in the past
     
  2. slipe

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    Floppies are notorious for failures. I haven’t read of a way to get a bad floppy to read. I have 3 copies of every floppy I need like my boot disk and ghost floppy.

    If it won’t read in other computers it is probably just bad. Recovery software won’t help if the drive won’t read it at all.
     
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