Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Apr 17 19:39:33 CDT 2017

On Tue, 18 Apr 2017, dwight via cctalk wrote:
> Some times it reads part of the disk. I don't know what it is looking at 
> but it won't format over some types of original data. I've often erased 
> with supper magnet to get past such stuff.

That really got silly when they added "UNFORMAT"!

> It may also be that is just doesn't support 77 and can only do 80 tracks.

SOME version used to.  Not any more.

In the very early days, you could buy MS-DOS on 8"!

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