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Re: restoring family files
Posted by: Trevor Rix (ID *****9504) Date: November 01, 2003 at 14:25:42
In Reply to: Re: restoring family files by Donna Rauber of 2216

Donna,

You could try making a copy of your floppy to another floppy using the DOS command

diskcopy a: a:

and then experiment with the copy. It may not of course be possible to make a copy. You could then try running Scandisk or data recovery software from Ontrack.

Another thought, you could try the floppy in another computer to see if you can copy the file. The heads on floppy drives can vary slightly in alignment, maybe just enough to make the difference.

Trevor Rix


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