On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 06:28:55 PM EST, Fred Cisin via cctalk
On Tue, 31 Jan 2023, Chris via cctalk wrote:
why does this happen? how do I "reset" a
floppy drive (in windows) so
that it tells me what's on the current disk, not what was on the
previous disk that's been removed.
WHICH version of Windoze?
What specific kinds, sizes, brands, and models, of drives?
Some drives have a "disk changed" signal; some have "Drive Ready"
In CP/M, whenever you changed disks, you were 'sposed to press Ctrl-C to
tell the OS that you had done so, so that it knew not to believe the
That was still implemented in early versions of MS/PC-DOS.
C: so some of my measages are getting to the list. thia is hratifying.
Win2K Advanced Server. Generic Athlon XP 2600+ box.
Happena with 2 very different drives. I habe other srives, but this is a windows issue. I
can feel it in my bones.