[vcf-midatlantic] Bad disks

Herb Johnson hjohnson at retrotechnology.info
Wed Apr 19 16:13:22 EDT 2017

I concur with everything that Jonathan AKA System Glitch states. I have 
no small experience with floppy drives and diskettes.

Keeping floppy drive heads clean is the first priority when disks fail. 
Trying different drives confirms if it's the disk, or the drive that is 
failing - but a close visual inspection of the diskette will show most 
physical damage. A Web search of my domain, will provide more 
information on this subject, but start with:



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