Does anyone have any solutions? It is caused by the manufacturers format process. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Your cache administrator is webmaster. his comment is here
I Re-enabled it, and then tried opening the drive/disk again and... Were the floppy disks with the photos on them stored in a dustproof container? DOS didn't read anything on 3 of the disks, and started to copy files on the fourth (except the one I put into a new folder), and then had an error Was able to retrieve my resume, and now i can email it adn get that job for Dell Customer Service ;]!
AnonymousJul 14, 2005, 1:32 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Hi everyone,I keep having a problem with my floppy disks. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]saadakhtar 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(1 child)1.44 disks were unreliable even when they were popular.
Can you recommend a good place? No error msg this time. Verify that the floppy connection is connected to the motherboard FDD connector. Floppy Disk Problems And Solutions End task all running TSRs and background programs.
The only way to fix this is to tryother FDDs util you find two that are compatible.Have you considered using a CDRW or USB pen drive to transfer yourfiles. How To Read A Floppy Disk Without Formatting It by laughinggull / August 18, 2005 3:02 PM PDT In reply to: wondering if you can copy the files Thanks for the detailed suggestions. Three-modefloppy drives (drives that are capable of reading/writing with 720KB, 1.2MBand 1.44MB 3.5" disks) requires special driver support, and support for thisfeature is not included in Windows XP.]]Floppy Disk Formats That https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-open-old-floppy-120682/ Thanks again.
I could access _some_ of the files from the one disk I opened early yesterday (which is not currently opening on my new system), but not the files I created new How To Open A Floppy Disk Without Formatting I put an IBM formatted disk > into my computer at work and transfer files from my computer onto the > disk. Also, if your disk formatting software can't scale all the way down to FAT, then FAT12, FAT16, or FAT32 could probably work. Thank you.
Thanks again for the many replies and help offered.I tried computers at the local library today and a really old computer at home. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]N0Tanks[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)we don't have anything with that strong of a magnetism in the house, and I'm pretty sure they weren't near speakers, although we do Floppy Disk Data Recovery All rights reserved. The Disk Media Is Not Recognized Floppy If you do not have a tab place tape over this hole.
Vacuum them, taking care not to let the slide shutter open, then wipe off with a lint-free, slightly damp cloth, again without opening the shutter. this content I have nothing that uses this...1 Need some help with a computer purchase.1 Computer auto restarts when shut down, windows 82 · 9 comments I need to take a MASSIVE screen shot1 Screen capture1 · 1 comment Is Avis avalis, Feb 3, 2005 #1 Sponsor vtel57 Joined: Jul 12, 2004 Messages: 805 Right click on My Computer -- Properties -- Device Manager -- look for "floppy drive Of course a DOS disk does not have this in it's root directory. Floppy Disk Not Recognized
Join our site today to ask your question. Does anyone have any solutions? Ask ! weblink You may even be able to do it through cmd (command prompt) from an old Windows recovery disk / flash drive.
avalis, Feb 4, 2005 #6 kiwiguy Joined: Aug 17, 2003 Messages: 17,584 Amazing. How To Format A Floppy Disk Without Losing Data Now type MD FLOPPY1 and press Enter. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: can't open old floppy This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Another way that may or may not work would be to get a virtual machine and emulate windows 98 and see if it can recognize it. Floppy Disk Format Error I am trying to open 3 old 3 1/2" floppy disks and keep getting a message to format the disk.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Shareware and freeware recovery programs here by TONI H / August 19, 2005 12:16 AM PDT In reply to: No go. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices jump to contentmy subredditsannouncementsArtAskRedditaskscienceawwblogbookscreepydataisbeautifulDIYDocumentariesEarthPornexplainlikeimfivefoodfunnyFuturologygadgetsgamingGetMotivatedgifshistoryIAmAInternetIsBeautifulJokesLifeProTipslistentothismildlyinterestingmoviesMusicnewsnosleepnottheonionOldSchoolCoolpersonalfinancephilosophyphotoshopbattlespicsscienceShowerthoughtsspacesportstelevisiontifutodayilearnedTwoXChromosomesUpliftingNewsvideosworldnewsWritingPromptsedit subscriptionsfront-all-random|AskReddit-funny-pics-todayilearned-worldnews-news-gifs-aww-videos-gaming-movies-Showerthoughts-mildlyinteresting-Jokes-tifu-IAmA-LifeProTips-television-nottheonion-dataisbeautiful-OldSchoolCool-food-explainlikeimfive-books-space-Futurology-UpliftingNews-photoshopbattles-Music-personalfinance-Art-GetMotivated-sports-DIY-science-EarthPorn-creepy-TwoXChromosomes-history-nosleep-Documentaries-WritingPrompts-askscience-gadgets-InternetIsBeautiful-listentothis-philosophy-blog-announcementsmore »reddit.comcomputerscommentsWant to join? Log in or sign up in seconds.|Englishlimit my search to /r/computersuse the following search parameters I'm letting everyone know in case someone finds him/herself in a similar situation.Thanks again to everyone who offered information, and lesson learned: back those floppies up on cds! http://casualobserver.net/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-s-fail-40-error-but-i-don-t-have-a-floppy-drive.html 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
No problem. When I get home and put the disk into my computer at> home it won't let me open the disk, it says this disk is not formatted or> is a MacIntosh Let us know.WesMS-MVP Windows Shell/UserIn news:[email protected],Russell, Debbie, Brett & Jenna Rose