But if the level of magnetism is relatively high, then the read/write head will not be able to write a sequence of ones and zeros that can be reliably read back This makes me wonder what is on that disk which FORMAT is detecting to make it think the disk is bad without actually verifying that it is truly a bad disk. So once I get the IMG file, I still need some method to test it. I hope I have included all the necessary information, and that someone will be able to help me out Thanks in advance. Check This Out
It will copy the boot sector to the floppy and afterwards or before that event, it copies the needed files to the formatted floppy.I don't think the full image (even compressed But not CHESS !!! There is an interesting little tool by Luigi Auriemma:http://aluigi.altervista.org/http://aluigi.alterv...org/mytoolz.htmOffset file unzipperhttp://aluigi.alterv...oolz/offzip.zipa very useful tool to unpack the zip (zlib/gzip/deflate) data contained in any type of file included raw files, packets, zip Are you suggesting using Filedisk as a "Dynamite for windows"? http://www.duxcw.com/dcforum/DCForumID6/354.html
I couldn't find how to change the floppy while running the VM in Qemu.I hope you can answer to these questions (the ones with bigger font size) so I can test Surely I... That will tell you if the problem is in Windows.Click to expand... advertise diskette on ebay as old, untested and sold as seen) Reply With Quote December 12th, 2007,12:55 PM #15 rmay635703 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View
Possibly after writing such long posts. PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows Vista > Windows Vista General Discussion > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Vista General can't make startup floppiesVista tells me I need to close the write protect tab on my floppies in order to make a dos startup disk. If it still is bad, the disk must be bad or certainly suspect enough to throw it away.
I expect that a permanent magnet will leave large sections of the diskette magnetised. SG_DW_104506 you tested with the batch)? Just trying to see if the flash is in any way necessary in the first place. http://reboot.pro/topic/12255-need-help-with-virtual-floppy/ The options i have when I right-click--->new is not the file types i want to create....
Copying files to the virtual floppy using Windows Explorer works.But I experienced some problems using other programs that want to write to the virtual floppy.For example, tools based on Ontrack Floppy ie accessible without any driver under DOS. (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and I explained part of them in my first post. No, create an account now.
WIFFLEBALL! The only "problem" is that when the user ignores an error, there is no way to really know if the result is 100% acceptable, or if maybe something could be wrong Hey NooNoo, it has been a while. By a "set", I mean that I boot the VM with the first one, and then the boot process requests to change the floppy for the next, so to continue with
If the disk has any chance of formatting under DOS, trying it again with DOS FORMAT will save the disk. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-on-track-0-head-0-sector-not-found.html When I click on the install file on my desktop it checks a: and I can't see anywhere to change that. The exact error is: Windows Error N. 5 Access is denied. Does it do the same thing for all floppys or just this one program you are running?
It fails on VISTA on access violation. If the level of magnetism is relatively low, then the read/write head of the drive will be able to overcome that residual magnetism. Sep 13, 2008 at 11:52 PM #10 Big-Dave New Member Joined: Sep 5, 2008 Messages: 7 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 0 System Specs System Name: Packard Bell NEC P660401901 Processor: 2.53 gigahertz http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-on-track-0-head-1.html Most hard disk manufacturers are not providing links to download their old tools anymore.For example: http://www.oldversio..._DOS_Floppy.rar contains the floppy creator for the 2 disks of Seagate DiscWizard 10.45.06 for DOS.At the
Also, www.archive.org may be useful. You can't, hence the floppy emulator. Please keep advising.
But is possible that being a bit dated has problems on Vista.You can try one of the new drivers, firadisk and/or Winvblock, they are the "lowest possible" form of drivers.http://www.boot-land...hp?showforum=94Post a Sep 6, 2008 at 12:45 PM #4 alexp999 Staff Joined: Jul 28, 2007 Messages: 8,045 (2.39/day) Thanks Received: 862 Location: Dorset, UK System Specs System Name: Gaming Rig | Uni Laptop The only issue is that once you get to the area where the fat is bad the drive will go nuts for a while and give a read error, I used General Discussion Create new fileHow do I create a new file on the desktop in windows vista.
More... It seems like some are in fact still good. Unplug it and then plug it back in on both the drive and where it connects to the motherboard. navigate here The "insert floppy disk/Ignore/Retry" is a nice trick Every day I thank my personal "common sense" for using the 7' 1/2 sticks to NOT touch Vista http://www.msfn.org/...o...25258&st=12Maybe there is "space" to
Many thanks for your help. I also tried Vsuite, Qsoft and Dataram.I didn't tried Firadisk, nor WinvBlock, since their respective topics in the forum were a little bit "overwhelming" for me. Reply With Quote July 3rd, 2007,12:49 PM #11 NooNoo View Profile View Forum Posts Driver Terrier Join Date Dec 2000 Location UK Posts 31,841 Need to get someone with a floppy We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.
Page 2 of 2 First 12 Jump to page: Results 11 to 18 of 18 Thread: how to deal with "Invalid Media or Track 0 Bad - Disk Unusable" errors Thread no space for an OS loader) c) readall /dev/sfda ; read all tracks and sides of the media d) If step (c) fails then repeat process (a) to (c) in another Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! I can "trick" the computer into thinking it has a 80 track drive which acts much like a DSQD drive.
I have 3 vista machines in my office and all 3 of them are throwing the same errors in the same places. Thank you in advance. Sep 14, 2008 at 12:55 AM #12 DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator Joined: May 20, 2004 Messages: 10,546 (2.33/day) Thanks Received: 1,384 Big-Dave said: ↑ LOL you make it sound so simple. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.