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by RetroMan
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Floppy Disk Preservation
Topic: Disk Repair Tools ST
Replies: 30
Views: 31056

Re: Disk Repair Tools ST

I agree with those who say that best way of repairing is careful cleaning of floppy disk surface.
Repair SW can fix some errors, but not for instance wore magnetic layer.
by RetroMan
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: USB printer driver project
Replies: 72
Views: 11201

Re: USB printer driver project

Another possibility, if someone knows how to capture the data going to the parallel port, my driver could transfer that data to the USB. I don't know if that would work however. It is possible to capture data what goes to parallel port. Of course not that simple - need to install new printer driver...
by RetroMan
Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Website Discussions
Topic: Forum running slow
Replies: 18
Views: 10933

Re: Forum running slow

Just registered and it is really slow.
Approval of first posts is very slow too :(
by RetroMan
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Floppy integrity testing.
Replies: 4
Views: 2597

Re: Floppy integrity testing.

On the PC (DOS) I used VGA-Copy (freeware by now) for formatting floppies. Whenever it marked a track as "weak" then the reliability was at least questionable. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA-Copy https://moenk.de/pages/vgacopy.html BTW: got the same problems over here :roll: Thanx, it ...

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