[vcf-midatlantic] Bad disks
amichlin at swerlin.com
Wed Apr 19 06:56:37 EDT 2017
On 4/19/2017 12:27 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I went to format 5.25 disks from a NOS box still in shrink wrap. There
> were 11 disks in the box ("pay for 10, get one free"). Every disk
> resulted in a track error at a different track.
> If you can't trust never-opened disks to be good, then how do you
> acquire disks?
> Is there any good software to repair the errors?
I've been told that even NOS will sometimes fail (especially depending
on the initial quality). A few years ago, I bought a box (or rather, a
box of boxes) of these:
They haven't failed me as of yet, but I did have to buy a significant
amount (I think maybe 10 boxes). I have no recollection as to what I
paid for them, though.
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