The time now is 01:50 AM. If you are running Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows 2000 click Start, Shutdown, and Restart the computer to an MS-DOS prompt. Any clues? I expect that a permanent magnet will leave large sections of the diskette magnetised. click site
PHarvell, #3 2006/05/10 psuedo Inactive Joined: 2006/03/29 Messages: 83 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 81 Computer Experience: Intermediate What is the component that it is asking you to install when you why not ditch it and get a cheap 1gb usb mem stick. Norton disk doctor also helps with some problematic floppies (at least if you want to recover what is on there, normally I don't) Good Luck Reply With Quote December 12th, 2007,05:16 I haven't used the drive for years, and the disks were just a few I had laying around - each of the discs failed in the same manner.
Which is why totally wiping the disk "magically" clears the format error. psuedo, #2 Log in or Sign up to hide this advert. 2006/05/10 PHarvell Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2006/05/09 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Beginner I found a clever looking bit of kit called Floppy Disk Formatter v3.1c (FFormat) which I downloaded and installed. If iTunes has problems recognizing CDs or hanging or crashing while importing or burning CDs, check the support site for the manufacturer of your computer or motherboard.Current user is an administrator.E:
Zander, #13 2006/05/14 PHarvell Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2006/05/09 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Beginner I like to thank everyone for there advice.It is time for Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Basically, that would imply a forced overwriting of track 0 to determine its true state. 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 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 Invalid drive specification - Verify that you floppy drive is setup properly in CMOS Setup. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/floppy-disk-error.54109/ I got an error message : 'Disk error on track 0, head 0 Address mark not found' Same thing with all three disks.
Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 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 have also tried many different floppys. Its purpose it to image the master disk set for the AST Adventure series computers but it also ignores all write errors.
Yesterday I tried to save something onto floppy and it didn't work. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000518.htm You are viewing our forum as a guest. Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. 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
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... get redirected here Thanks! Same with several other "self-extracting floppy" programs that work fine in Windows XP. There are no updated bios or firmware on this system per HP.
If so, you could try connecting it temporarily and see if it works. Was this page useful? YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us navigate to this website Reply With Quote June 27th, 2007,04:19 PM #6 -fly- View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Jun 2007 Posts 1 hello Miq can you tell me where to find
Zander, #9 2006/05/12 mattman Geek Member Alumni Joined: 2002/06/10 Messages: 8,198 Likes Received: 63 Trophy Points: 618 Location: Sydney, Aust Computer Experience: working backwards You can try booting to any boot Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (Build 2600)Compaq DSDTiTunes 22.214.171.124CD Driver 126.96.36.199CD Driver DLL 188.8.131.52LowerFilters: Cdr4_xp (184.108.40.206), UpperFilters: GEARASPIWDM (220.127.116.11), CDRALW2K (18.104.22.168), pwd_2k (22.214.171.124), Video Driver: NVIDIA Vanta (Compaq)\VantaIDE\DiskST340016A______________________________3.10___, Bus Type ATA, Then on the left click edit system specs.
Hi Writing to the disk will easily correct any bias the disk has. That setting is found at: control panel administrative tools local policies security options about the 12th option down. If it is set to a legal value then format thinks the media is of that type. I uninstalled it and rebooted to see if it caused a conflict but still ng.
Zander and I can now paddle off. what version of which Roxio product do you have installed on there, cddfisher? Dwight A deguassing coil (in whatever form: bulk eraser, transformer, ...) when correctly used leaves the diskette in a magnetically neutral state - all those tiny magnetic 'domains' randomly orientated. my review here If you do not have a tab place tape over this hole.
Not connected properly Power down, unplug, and open computer, being aware of ESD and its potential dangers. But not CHESS !!! 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. Thanks for your help.
Here is the download page for your system: http://support.dell.com/support/dow...&s=gen&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_4550&os=WW1&osl=EN I suggest you get the chipset utility. Unplug it and then plug it back in on both the drive and where it connects to the motherboard. I wonder if that's a sign of...... If the disk is not write protected try another floppy disk.
Reply With Quote July 3rd, 2007,01:12 AM #9 NooNoo View Profile View Forum Posts Driver Terrier Join Date Dec 2000 Location UK Posts 31,841 So what floppy making software are you This is the cheap way of doing it. Right-click the bugger and select "Run as Administrator" and it works fine, as do all the other diskette-creation programs. Anymore, I just make it normal practice to create CDs for any diagnostic software or utility programs, If you have a customer that has trouble booting from one of these CDs,
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. 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 What's new? To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
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: It happened on drive F: PHILIPS CDD4851 CD-R/RW on CDR media at speed 12X. What is a virtual floppy? However there is enough doubt in my mind as to wonder if all those disks are actually bad or not.