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Old 11-09-2005, 01:40 PM   #1
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Did download the bootdisk but when starting it doesnt accept the disk.. anyone else have the same problem or is it just on my computer?!
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Old 11-09-2005, 06:43 PM   #2
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treid changing the disk? maybe it's corrupted.

Alos saying "it wont work" doesn't really give us much to start with.
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Old 11-09-2005, 07:19 PM   #3
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when restarting computer, it just says "disk error change disk".. did try with 3 different disks but none of them work. cannot be all corrupted......
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:45 AM   #4
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when restarting computer, it just says "disk error change disk".. did try with 3 different disks but none of them work. cannot be all corrupted......
your operating system?

try formating disk first.

Menu: start->run

type: format a: (or whatever your floppy drive name is)

after this try run the abandonia boot disk again.

if that doesn't work then try formating boot disk by following order:

format a: /u

if that doesen't work try to check your disks on some other computer to see if they really are all corrupted.

if they are not corrupted then you need to buy a new disk drive (it's common thing that stops working). i already changed mine on one of my computers.


Note: You can create your own system boot disk by typing:

format a: /s

All this wont help much if you are using WIN XP.
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Old 12-09-2005, 09:31 AM   #5
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You know, I've been using the same FDD for 10 years now, and it's still working even after the motherboard of it's original host computer went toast. So there.
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Old 12-09-2005, 12:11 PM   #6
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You know, I've been using the same FDD for 10 years now, and it's still working even after the motherboard of it's original host computer went toast. So there.
well i 've changed one of mine and i saw others being changed as well. i did also see them working over 15 years.

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Old 12-09-2005, 12:42 PM   #7
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newer models do seem more unreliable to me.

anyway this is offtopic.

except for the part that your floppydrive might be broken
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I tried formating the disk allready. win98 bootdisk works but not the disk's downloaded from abandonia, ill try in some other computer guess something wrong with the drive...thanks for help anyway!
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Old 12-09-2005, 02:30 PM   #9
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I really should've clicked quote for gregor's post, but I'm too lazy.

Start --> Programs --> MS-DOS Prompt

C:\> format a: /s /u
INSERT DISK
Stuff..........
Type a disk label if you want one (11 letters)
Format another? (y/n): n
C:\> exit

I'm quite familiar with this having to do it about a gillion times fixing my PC. I made about ten bootdisks. Then I gave up and reformatted my hard drive.
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I tried formating the disk allready. win98 bootdisk works but not the disk's downloaded from abandonia, ill try in some other computer guess something wrong with the drive...thanks for help anyway!
well if you can create WIN 98 boot disk then your drive is ok.

maybe something is worng with the file you downloaded? the one thta creates teh boot disk.
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