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Old Jul 23, 2002, 08:49 AM
djgarfpsx1 djgarfpsx1 is offline
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Default 3 1/2" disk drive problems

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hi,
every time i format a disk in my floppy drive it corrupts about 200k of the disk!
if i simply erase the disk it's fine but as soon as i format it the disk has roughly 200k corrupt!
can someone please help??
cheers
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Old Jul 23, 2002, 09:14 AM
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Is this on quick format or thorough or both? Is this also through Windows or DOS?
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Old Jul 23, 2002, 10:54 AM
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Yup, stop formatting them.
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Old Jul 23, 2002, 11:13 AM
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it is only on full format,on quick format it's fine and it's in windows 98se!
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Old Jul 23, 2002, 11:18 AM
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Crappy floppies with lots of bad sectors - get some new ones.
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Old Jul 23, 2002, 11:24 AM
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it's not just one brand of floppies though it's done it to 4 different brands
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