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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 Write Protect Error - Ensure that the disk is not write protected by removing the floppy disk and insuring that you cannot see through both holes; if you can, move the This discussion is locked cddfisher Level 1 (0 points) Q: Cannot Burn disk-error 4251 I too am having the same problem as many others with error 4251. Basically, that would imply a forced overwriting of track 0 to determine its true state. Check This Out

Though since it's for BIOS flashing, just make a bootable USB stick, far less trouble. The writing is suppose to have enough to overcome any that might be there from the magnet method. Any clues?Click to expand... umm need some advice please 1. see here

Yes, Mr. The good news is now that the VG is working, I can use it to format its own media and verify the drives functionality on it instead. More like you and I were paddling in opposite directions and you were being smart and paddling downstream, I, in my infinite wisdom, had to do it the hard way and

If you do not have a tab place tape over this hole. Many thanks for your help. WindowsBBS.com is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations. Which do you think is the best way forward?

Verify that a power connection is also connected to the back of the floppy drive. Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. If it is set to a legal value then format thinks the media is of that type. https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/floppy-disk-error.54109/ Its one of those things that make you go "hmmm..." Thanks for the info!

It just needs to clear the data on the disk to work. Matt Matt SIW Everest (older PCs) Memory diagnostics mattman, #10 2006/05/12 Zander Geek Member Alumni Joined: 2002/01/07 Messages: 4,083 Likes Received: 5 Trophy Points: 733 Location: Minnesota, USA Computer Experience: BAH... 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

If error is also encountered in another computer, it is a bad CD. Yes, Mr. Sep 6, 2008 at 1:12 PM #6 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 If you continue to experience the same issues we recommend that Windows be reinstalled.

I set the drive type in the BIOS to 720K 3.5" and physically configure the drive as DSDD. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-69-track-0.html Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Windows Vista Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Floppy drives are cheap and you can easily find one for $10 dollars or less although if you go through Dell you can expect to pay more for one. IMD apparently overwrites the media byte during its forced format which solves the problem for good disks with invalid media byte states.

Usually they run just fine out of the box, until a piece fails that is. BAH... I don't foresee needing to use a floppy to transfer data anywhere as USB dongle is so much easier. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-69-on-track-0.html I can burn using Roxio and also save data and other information on disks.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I have seen occasions where I have had disks which refuse to format and used IMD to wipe the disk and then magically the disk is good again. I haven't tried any of this under Vista yet.

I think that 3 months worth of data filled half a disk....

There are no updated bios or firmware on this system per HP. Was this page useful? My game is... My goal is not to use or reuse bad floppy disks but rather to find out if when I get that error is it truly a bad disk or is there

Any insight on how to turn this crap off is greatly appreciated. I just cannot burn from itunes which is a problem since all of my songs are basically purchased from there. If a man says something in the woods and there's no women there; is he still wrong? navigate here If you are running Microsoft Windows, we recommend you first resolve this issue by running Microsoft ScanDisk and Microsoft Defrag if they are available to you.

Reply With Quote July 3rd, 2007,12:45 AM #8 slgrieb View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Feb 2003 Posts 4,103 Finding software that craps out trying to make diskettes